Erik Muurisepp is currently the Assistant Vice President, Campus Life. Prior to this he had been the Associate Dean and Director of Housing & Residence Life and then Associate Dean for Campus Life at Emerson since February 2015. As AVP, Campus Life, Erik has responsibility for residential education and housing, student engagement & leadership, community standards and student transitions and family programs. Erik and his team strives to take a caring and humanistic approach to developing relationships with all members of the Emerson community and creating supportive networks for students across campus.
His prior experience includes roles in both residence life and student affairs at Curry College (Milton, MA), Daniel Webster College (Nashua, NH), Newbury College (Brookline, MA), the New England Conservatory of Music (Boston, MA) and Suffolk University (Boston, MA).
Erik holds a BS in Aviation Management, Airlines Operations from Daniel Webster College (NH) and an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Suffolk University (MA). He is currently ABD as he finishes his doctorate in education (Ed.D.) from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. His dissertation focuses on the commodification of higher education and student consumerism.
Erik resides on the south shore of Massachusetts with his spouse, Natalie and five children, Logan, Christian, Oliver, Hudson and Tallinn.