Paul-Donavon Murray

Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs


Paul-Donavon Murray is pursuing a Master of Public Administration and Master of International Relations dual-degree at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School. Paul-Donavon is a recent graduate from Swarthmore College, with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies. As an undergraduate student, he held leadership positions as a United Nations Association of the United States of America Chapter Leader, Board Member of the Rotaract Club, and Student Government Senator. Paul-Donavon has served as a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Summer Congressional Intern for the Honorable Marcia L. Fudge (OH, District 11) and as a Future Leaders Fellow for the African American Mayors Association. After graduating from Maxwell, he intends to honor his commitment to public service by working in the federal government to help foster peace and stabilization operations throughout the world.