INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Nancy Murray
   
  NANCY MURRAY is Director of Education at the ACLU of Massachusetts. Holding a BA from Harvard University, and a B.Phil. and Ph.D. in Modern History from Oxford University, she has considerable experience as a teacher, scholar and social activist in Great Britain and Kenya as well as the United States. After teaching for seven years in the University of Nairobi, she directed a nation-wide program to combat racism in the media at London's Institute of Race Relations. As founder (in 1987) and director of the ACLU of Massachusetts’ Bill of Rights Education Project, she has encouraged teachers, students and the general public to work for a future in which civil liberties and civil rights will be safeguarded and enlarged. She co-founded and directed Project HIP-HOP (Highways into the Past: History, Organizing and Power), and over an eight-year period took high school students South and to South Africa to explore the history of the civil rights movement and struggle against apartheid. Her publications include an innovative curriculum for schools entitled Rights Matter: the Story of the Bill of Rights (www.rightsmatter.org).
   
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