Gregg Murray

Professor

Gregg Murray

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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

Bio

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science. 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 1101

    Intro to American Govt
  • SECR 6600

    Methods for Intel and Sec Stds
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • POLS 4950

    Pol. Science Selected Topics: Professionalization & Networki
  • POLS 4960

    Undergrad Internship

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • 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
  • These Eyes: A Rejoinder to Panagopoulos on Eyespots and Voter Mobilization, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • I Only Have Eyes for You: Does Implicit Social Pressure Increase Voter Turnout?, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • “You’ve Gone Too Far”: Social Pressure Mobilization, Reactance, and Individual Differences, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • AU Government Relations Congressional Fly-In 2017

    Role: Other
  • POLS 3800, Political Science Research, Dr. Sandy Ribando 2016

    Role: Other
  • Undergraduate Fall Preview Day 2016

    Role: Other
  • Pi Sigma Alpha, Texas Tech University 2009 - 2016

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Undergraduate Affairs Committee, Texas Tech University 2012 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • 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
  • Dissertation Defense: Yunli Hu (Biochemistry), Texas Tech University - 2014

    Role: Other
  • Dissertation Defense: Ghazi Dhafer AlQahtani (Petroleum Engineering), Texas Tech University - 2014

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Cyber Institute Human Behavior Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Center for Bioethics and Health Policy 2018

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

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • AU Day of Service 2017

    Role: Other
  • Cyber Institute Cyber Workforce Study 2017 2017 - 2017

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • Association for Politics and the Life Sciences 2013 - 2021

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • PLOS ONE 2018 - 2021

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Northeastern Evolutionary Psychology Society (NEEPS) 2016 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • The Leadership Quarterly - 2018

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Journal of Experimental Political Science - 2018

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board 2018 - Present

    Role: Board Member
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 2016 - Present

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

    Role: Other
  • Richmond County School System 2018

    Role: Other
  • Fort Gordon Annual All Hazard Full Scale Emergency Response Exercise 2018

    Role: Other