Biography

Dr. Reg. Murphy is the Director of Heritage Resources for the National Parks Antigua. He is also the past president and a current Board member of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology, an Adjunct Professor of the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, a co-director on the Human Eco-dynamics Research Group CUNY Graduate Center, a co-founder and President of the Museum of Antigua, and the Secretary General for the National Commission UNESCO Antigua and Barbuda. He is a trustee of the Clarence House Restoration Trust, Antigua; Chairman of the Betty's Hope Estate Project; a director of the Barbuda Research and Archaeological Center, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Errol Barrow Center for Creative Imagination, UWI Cave Hill; He is strongly committed to archaeology, heritage conservation and restoration, and museum development in the Caribbean.  Despite this busy schedule he continues to host and assist field schools and researchers from a number of universities annually, and has done so for the past 25 years. With assistance from his small team, he recently wrote and submitted the successful nomination dossier for the Nelson's Dockyard as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and on 17th July 2016, the Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites was inscribed by UNESCO, as a World Heritage Site.  In 2013, he was presented a National Award by the Government of Antigua Barbuda; A Grand Officer of the Most Precious Order of Princely Heritage, by the Government of Antigua andBarbuda, GOH.  

 

Ph. D. University of Calgary
M.A. Trent University
Others: Ryerson University and George Brown City College Toronto
Qualifications include: Construction Project Management, Archaeology, Architectural History.