Dr. Maribeth Murray

Dr. Maribeth Murray

Biography

Maribeth Murray is Executive Director of the Arctic Institute of North America and Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Calgary. Her research is focused on system dynamics in the Arctic and sub-Arctic, emphasizing the integration of multi-disciplinary climate, ecologic and social-science data to better understand regional change and local, regional and global responses and adaptations. She is coordinating the development of an Arctic Research Data Infrastructure for Canada, and internationally, is engaged in the planning and implementation of a pan-Arctic Observing System that supports scientific and societal information and data needs necessary to improved management of and adaption to our changing planet. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Polar Knowledge Canada, the Executive Committee of T-MOSAiC (Terrestrial Multi-disciplinary Distributed Observatories for the Study of Arctic Connections) and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Arctic Research Consortium of the US.