Dr. Alexander Murphy

Professor of Geography and Rippey Chair in Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Oregon


Dr. Murphy is a Professor, Department of Geography, University of Oregon. Professor Murphy is a political-cultural geographer with regional specialties in Europe and the Middle East with extensive publications on the political, cultural, and environmental geography of Europe. Dr. Murphy has earned degrees in archaeology (Yale), law (Columbia), and geography (University of Chicago). He is a part of the editorial board with the Geographical Review; chair of Advanced Placement Geography Committee; Past President of the Association of American Geographers. Dr. Murphy was awarded the National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award from the years 1991-1996.