Douglas Murray

Center for Fair and Alternative Trade, Colorado State University

Bio

Douglas Murray is codirector of the Center for Fair and Alternative Trade Studies and professor of sociology at Colorado State University. He is a two-time recipient of John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Research and Writing Grants for Individuals, for research on the interface of environmental problems and social change in Latin America. He has also been a Fulbright Research Scholar and recipient of several other major grants related to environmental and social change in Latin America.

Professor Murray also works as an advisor and consultant to international development organizations, governments, and nongovernmental organizations on pesticide hazard reduction and related development problem-solving.

Professor Murray is currently involved in research in two separate but related areas: chemical intensive farming and social change in the developing world, and the potential and limits of fair and alternative trade in the global economy.

Featured Work

CREDIT: <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/itsgreg/119849698/">Greg</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

JAN 31, 2008 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: The Fair Trade Future

The Fair Trade movement is a promising vehicle for alternative globalization, yet its dramatic growth has fueled a number of new challenges. Has Fair Trade's ...