Grant Murray

Grant Murray

Associate Professor of Marine Policy

Co-Chair, CEM Program

In The News


Murray, G., A. Agyare, P. Dearden, and R. Rollins. “Devolution, coordination, and community-based natural resource management in Ghana’s community resource management areas.” African Geographical Review, February 13, 2018, 1–14.
Baker, D. M., G. Murray, and A. K. Agyare. “Governance and the making and breaking of social-ecological traps.” Ecology and Society 23, no. 1 (January 1, 2018).
Murray, Grant, and Andrew Agyare. “Religion and perceptions of community-based conservation in Ghana, West Africa..” Plos One 13, no. 4 (January 2018).
Murray, G., and D. Burrows. “Understanding Power in Indigenous Protected Areas: the Case of the Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks.” Human Ecology 45, no. 6 (December 1, 2017): 763–72.
Murray, G., K. Wolff, and M. Patterson. “Why eat fish? Factors influencing seafood consumer choices in British Columbia, Canada.” Ocean and Coastal Management 144 (July 15, 2017): 16–22.

Recent Grants


ENVIRON 270A: Conservation Biology and Policy (ENVIRON 270A: Conservation Biology and Policy)
PUBPOL 281A: Marine Policy (PUBPOL 281A: Marine Policy)
ENVIRON 865SA: College Teaching and Course Design (ENVIRON 865SA: College Teaching and Course Design)
ENVIRON 305SA: Social Impact Analysis (ENVIRON 305SA: Social Impact Analysis)
ENVIRON 786A: Marine Policy (A) (ENVIRON 786A: Marine Policy (A))

area(s) of expertise

Advisor: MSC Doctoral Program

Contact Information

135 Duke Marine Lab Road
Beaufort, NC 28516


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