Alexander B. Murphy, Professor of Geography and Rippey Chair in Liberal Arts & Sciences

173 Condon Hall
1251 Department of Geography
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR  97403-1251

Phone:  541-346-4571
Fax:  541-346-2067

Winter 2012 Office Hours: Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:30

Biographical Sketch

Curriculum Vitae

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Professor Murphy is a political-cultural geographer with regional specialties in Europe and the Middle East.  His work focuses on the ways in which the changing political organization of space reflects and shapes ethnic, socio-economic, and environmental processes; the foundations and consequences of influential geopolitical ideas and assumptions; the role of legal and political arrangements in mediating human-environment relations; and the importance of geographical education for efforts to address critical challenges facing the contemporary world. 

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2012-2013 Courses:

        FALL 2012

            GEOG 607: Seminar - Geopolitics

    GEOG 620: Theory and Practice of Geography

      WINTER 2013

    GEOG 202: Geography of Europe

            GEOG 621: Current Trends in Geography

        SPRING 2013

            GEOG 4/561: Geography, Law and the Environment


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