Mount St. Joseph University

Beth Murray Named Woman to Watch

Alumni & Giving, Biology


File Under: alumni, biology

Congratulations to Professor Beth Murray '86, who was recently recognized as one of the 2013 Enquirer "Professional Women to Watch."

Murray, a professor of biology, is a board-certified forensic anthropologist, author, researcher and media consultant. Her work has taken her around the globe.

Several Projects Planned

In the video posted about Dr. Murray, she lists several exciting endeavors for the upcoming year. These include:

  • writing a book for middle and high school students about her work on the Innocence Project, a national organization that exonerates wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing
  • planning a DVD series about forensic science
  • working with the Coroner's Office on six cold cases
  • working with a group of other forensic scientists to decrease gun violence

About Dr. Murray

Dr. Murray is a 1986 graduate of the College and a professor in the Department of Biology. She teaches courses in anatomy and physiology, gross anatomy, general biology, and forensic science.