Dr. Peter Murray

McLean Professor of History
(910) 630-7075
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Peter Murray, McLean Professor of History


B.A., Wofford College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University


Dr. Murray's teaching areas in U.S. history include the Civil Rights Movement, Post-WWII America, American Military Experience, and American slavery. In 2004, the University of Missouri Press published his book Methodists and the Crucible of Race. He is currently working with 3D computer software to reconstruct Staggville Plantation north of Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Murray freely admits to being a baseball nut.


"The Story of the Exodus" Exhibition

“The Story of The Exodus,” a series of 24 lithographs by Marc Chagall, will be on display at the David McCune International Art Gallery at Methodist...

Bullard-Templeton Lecture in Science & Religion

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Philip Clayton holds the Ingraham Chair at...

Easter Sunrise Service

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