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Kendra Murray, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: Phys. Sci. Bldg. 3, Room 229

(208) 282-2949



  • Low-temperature thermochronology
  • Igneous petrology
  • Western US tectonics
  • Tectonic geomorphology
Research Interests
Kendra's research reflects her evolution from an igneous petrologist interested in lithosphere-scale tectonics to a thermochronologist who investigates the many magmatic, geomorphic, and tectonic processes that change rock temperatures—from wildfire to the eruption of large igneous provinces.