Samantha Murray JD ’03
Samantha Murray JD ’03 has been reappointed to the California Fish and Game Commission, where she has served since 2019. Murray has been faculty and executive director of the Master of Advanced Studies Program in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California at San Diego since 2017 and principal at Samantha Murray Consulting since 2015.
Samantha Murray JD ’03 is the executive director of the Master of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (MAS MBC) program at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, which is part of the University of California at San Diego. The program is a year-long intensive course for those interested in careers in marine conservation. Murray has directed ocean and water programs at the Ocean Conservancy, the Audubon Society, and the Oregon Environmental Council, and founded an ocean consulting business where she worked with clients on issues related to water quality and ocean acidification.