Gregg Murray

Professor

Gregg Murray

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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

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 Government, Other University of Houston, 2003

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

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

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow Pamplin Center for Social Science Research, 2020

  • 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 1101

    Intro to American Govt
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • SECR 6600

    Research Design for Sec Stds

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Assessing the Effects of COVID-19-Related Stay-at-Home Orders on Homicide Rates in Selected U.S. Cities, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • "Following the Science? Examining the Issuance of Stay-at-Home Orders Related to COVID-19 by U.S. Governors", 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Identifying Factors Related to School Closures Due to COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa Region, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Prioritizing public health? Factors affecting the issuance of stay-at-home orders in response to COVID-19 in Africa, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Identifying Factors Associated with the Issuance of Coronavirus-Related Stay-at-Home Orders in the Middle East and North Africa Region, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Fall Graduation 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • MAISS Faculty Search Committee 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Social Sciences P&T Committee 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Peer Teaching Evaluation 2021

    Role: Other
  • Department of Social Sciences P&T Committee 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Pamplin Curriculum Committee 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Center for Social Science Research 2022 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Center for Social Science Research - 2022

    Role: Other
  • AU Center for Social Science Research 2021 - 2022

    Role: Mentor
  • Center for Social Science Research Fellowship Review Committee - 2022

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Activity Reporting Project 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Undergraduate Research Conference 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Cyber Center 2021

    Role: Session Chair
  • AU Interdisciplinary Research Retreat 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Phi Kappa Phi Conference 2021

    Role: Session Chair

Professional Service

  • Politics and the Life Sciences 2019 - Present

    Role: Editor, Journal Editor
  • Association for Politics and the Life Sciences, Governing Council 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties - 2023

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Political Psychology - 2022

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • American Politics Research - 2022

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • Psychology Today Blog (invited) 2011 - Present

    Role: Other
  • US Department of Energy Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board 2022 - 2024

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • US Department of Energy Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board 2018 - 2024

    Role: Board Member
  • US Department of Energy Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board 2020 - 2021

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

    Role: Member