Grant Murray

Grant Murray

Associate Professor of Marine Policy

Co-Chair, CEM Program

In The News


Murray, G, Agyare, A, Dearden, P, and Rollins, R. "Devolution, coordination, and community-based natural resource management in Ghana’s community resource management areas." African Geographical Review (February 21, 2018): 1-14.
Baker, DM, Murray, G, and Agyare, AK. "Governance and the making and breaking of social-ecological traps." Ecology and Society 23, no. 1 (2018).
Murray, G, and Agyare, A. "Religion and perceptions of community-based conservation in Ghana, West Africa." Plos One 13, no. 4 (January 2018): e0195498-null.
Murray, G, and Burrows, D. "Understanding Power in Indigenous Protected Areas: the Case of the Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks." Human Ecology 45, no. 6 (December 2017): 763-772.
Acquah, E, Rollins, R, Dearden, P, and Murray, G. "Concerns and benefits of park-adjacent communities in Northern Ghana: the case of Mole National Park." International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology 24, no. 4 (July 4, 2017): 316-327.

Recent Grants


ENVIRON 270A: Conservation Biology and Policy (ENVIRON 270A: Conservation Biology and Policy)
PUBPOL 281A: Marine Policy (PUBPOL 281A: Marine Policy)
ENVIRON 305SA: Social Impact Analysis (ENVIRON 305SA: Social Impact Analysis)
ENVIRON 786A: Marine Policy (A) (ENVIRON 786A: Marine Policy (A))
ENVIRON 593: Independent Studies and Projects (ENVIRON 593: Independent Studies and Projects)

area(s) of expertise

Advisor: MSC Doctoral Program

Contact Information

135 Duke Marine Lab Road
Beaufort, NC 28516
135 Duke Marine Lab Road
Beaufort, NC 28516


Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (2003)