As a native Californian and former beach lifeguard, Celeste Murphy-Greene developed a passion for the environment at an early age. Her background as a practitioner, educator, scholar, and program director provides her with the skills needed to help organizations achieve their goals.
In 2008, Dr. Murphy-Greene founded the University of Virginia's online Graduate Certificate in Public Administration, where she currently serves as the Program Coordinator and faculty member. Since 2014, Dr. Murphy-Greene has also directed UVA's online Graduate Certificate in Leadership. Currently, Dr. Murphy Greene teaches online courses in Environmental Justice, Sustainability, Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Organization Management, and Environmental Policies and Practices. Her area of specialization is Environmental Justice.