Gregg Murray

Professor

Gregg Murray

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Political Science

Bio

Professor of Political Science in the Department of Social Sciences at Augusta University. Murray is also the Executive Director of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences And a blogger for Psychology Today. His research focuses on political behavior.

Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science and Governme University of Houston, 2003

  • MA, Political Science and Governme University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1990

  • BA, Political Science and Governme University of Texas - Austin, 1986

Awards & Honors

  • Education Innovation Award Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, 2018

  • 2012-2013 Academic Fellow Foundation for Defense of Democracies, 2012

  • Inductee, full membership Sigma Xi, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • POLS 3901

    Electoral Behavior & Pol Part
  • POLS 1101

    Intro to American Govt
  • SECR 6600

    Methods for Intel and Sec Stds

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Watching eyes and partisan mobilization: A rejoinder to Panagopoulos and van der Linden, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Men in Positions of Power, 2019
    Other
  • Book review of Mismatch: How Our Stone Age Brain Deceives Us Every Day and What We Can Do about It, 2019
    Book Review
  • Demonstrating the Effect of Evolved Psychological Mechanisms on Partisan Identification Using Perceptions of Political Leaders, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mass Political Behavior and Biology, 2017
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Department Service

  • Fall Graduation 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Department of Social Sciences, Impeachment Panel 2019

    Role: Other
  • Convocation 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Department Job Talks 2018 - 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Fall Graduation 2018

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • Pamplin Faculty Development/PPIF Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Pamplin Faculty Development/PPIF Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin Marketing Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin Arts in the Heart Tent - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Dissertation Defense: Jessica Ann Faucett (Math), Texas Tech University - 2015

    Role: Other

University Service

  • AU Library Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Center for Social Science Research 2019

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Student Life and Engagement: Preparing for the 2020 Election: Local & State Government Awareness Program 2019

    Role: Other
  • AU Center for Bioethics and Health Policy 2018

    Role: Other
  • AU Institute of Public & Preventive Health Summer Scholars Program 2018

    Role: Guest Speaker

Professional Service

  • Politics and the Life Sciences 2019 - Present

    Role: Editor, Journal Editor
  • PLOS ONE 2018 - 2021

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Nature Human Behaviour - 2020

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties - 2020

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Peter Lang Publishing - 2020

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • US Department of Energy Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board 2020 - Present

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • US Department of Energy Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board 2018 - Present

    Role: Board Member
  • Psychology Today Blog (invited) 2011 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 2016 - 2019

    Role: Member
  • Richmond County School System 2018

    Role: Other