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Helen Murphy

Class of 1953 Distinguished Associate Professor

Office: Integrated Science Center 2141
Phone: 757-221-2216
E-mail: [[hamurphy]]
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Areas of Specialization

Evolutionary biology, genetics, microbial ecology


Year of arrival: 2014 

Previous Positions
  • 2013-2014 Duke University, Biology Department, Research Associate
  • 2010-2012 William & Mary, Biology Department, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • 2006-2010 Wake Forest University, Biology Department, Research Associate

BS, Biology Sciences; BS, Environmental Sciences, SUNY Buffalo, 1999

PhD, Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Courses Taught

BIOL150 Darwinian Evolution In Politics and Society

BIOL312 Evolution of Organisms

BIOL401 Evolutionary Genetics

BIOL460 Human Variation: Race, Genetics, and Evolution