The Annual Murphy Lecture
Each fall, the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies hosts the Richard Murphy Memorial Lecture to highlight a prominent researcher. This lecture is funded through an endowment established in honor of the department’s first chairperson. Click here to view an interactive map of past Murphy Lecture speakers from 2011 to the present.
This Year's Lecture
More information about the 2023 Murphy Lecture will be posted here soon.
Past Murphy Lecturers:
2022: Juanita Sundberg, University of British Columbia
2021: Park Williams, University of California-Los Angeles
2020: Leila Harris, University of British Columbia
2019: Leonardo Martinez-Diaz, World Resources Institute
2018: Eric Perramond, Colorado College
2017: Janet Franklin, University of California–Riverside
2016: Jeff Malpas, University of Tasmania
2015: Craig Allen, U.S. Forest Service–Los Alamos
2014: Sarah Elwood, University of Washington
2013: Harvey Miller, Ohio State University
2012: Paul Robbins, University of Wisconsin2011: Alexander Murphy, University of Oregon