Anne Murphy

Anne Goes Murphy

Grant Administrator 2

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Professional Summary

Anne Murphy is a Grant Writer/Grant Administrator II for the Institute for Nursing Research scholarship in the College of Nursing. Mrs. Murphy facilitates the development and submission of research and program grant proposals for the College of Nursing. Mrs. Murphy came to the University of Cincinnati following twelve years as an analyst , project manager, and senior administrator for economic development projects sponsored by the World Bank, the United Nations, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the USDA, and similar organizations. Career and personal interests center on economic development, poverty alleviation, humanitarian aid, and social justice. 

Education

M.S.: University of Kentucky Lexington, KY, 2003 (Agricultural Economics)

B.A.: Kenyon College Gambier, OH, 1998 (Anthropology)

Positions and Work Experience

03-21-2016 - Grant Writer/Grant Administrator II, Dual position with the Institute for Nursing Research & Scholarship (INRS) in the UC College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

10-2015 -12-2015 Freelance Grant Writer, Short-term contract to research, identify and pursue grant opportunities in the areas of community development, inclusion, and leadership development to support a faculty client initiative. Responsible for organizing and managing the grant writing process, in addition to composing and editing content from project collaborators., Cincinnati, OH

2011 -2015 Consultant, Researched and evaluated crop-specific production risks and disaster risk management practices to support feasibility assessments and insurance product design Managed the implementation and timely completion of projects to ensure adherence to schedules, budgets, and contractual obligations Organized inputs from project collaborators into cohesive and clear reports and analyses for project sponsors and the international development community Communicated with clients and sub-contractors regarding project activities, deliverables, modifications, and contractual issues Reviewed and edited project documents for accuracy, consistency, and clarity of technical concepts Analyzed data on agricultural production, public sector financing, and weather patterns in northern Peru to formulate policy recommendations for reducing vulnerability to El Niño Translated and adapted written material from Spanish to English for project reports and presentations Key Accomplishments Created a database of agricultural and weather data for 12 African countries to support analysis of the socio-economic impacts of extreme weather Authored a review of agricultural risk management practices in Latin America and the Caribbean for the Inter-American Development Bank Supervised field-based sub-contractors on three international weather insurance projects in Peru, GlobalAgRisk, Inc., Missoula, MT and Cincinnati, OH

2005 -2011 Vice President, Researched policy issues and innovations related to the management of catastrophic risk to address aspects of poverty and economic vulnerability Conducted risk assessments on rainfall data, crop production, and livestock mortality for diverse insurance projects in Africa, Asia, South America, and the U.S. Compiled and analyzed agricultural, weather, and demographic data Established and measured project performance indicators in coordination with colleagues and funding agencies Presented data, research concepts, and project findings to academic and practitioner audiences in Colombia, Mongolia, and the U.S. Developed and maintained cooperative relationships among colleagues, donor representatives, academic researchers, and sub-contractors Managed and contributed to the proposal development process including conceptual development, expressions of interest, outlines, organization, timelines, and budget planning Reviewed grant agreements and legal contracts to identify areas for discussion or revision Key Accomplishments Contributed to the design and development of the world’s first index-based livestock insurance program in Mongolia Conducted a comprehensive review of the U.S. crop insurance program for the U.S. Risk Management Agency Secured and implemented over $4 million in project funding through successful proposals and competitive bids ranging from $25,000 to $1 million Designed and moderated an online training course on weather insurance for development practitioners for the World Bank Co-authored 2 academic publications and numerous technical reports, case studies, and presentations Co-Authored and edited a major review of weather insurance for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Authored a series of training manuals on agricultural insurance for the Vietnamese Government Co-designed and hosted an study tour of Indian agricultural insurance programs for Mongolian and Vietnamese insurance professionals, GlobalAgRisk, Inc., Lexington, KY

2003 -2005 Research Associate, Researched and evaluated crop-specific production risks and disaster risk management practices to support feasibility assessments and insurance product design; Organized inputs from project collaborators into cohesive and clear reports and analyses for project sponsors and the international development community; Reviewed and edited project documents for accuracy, consistency, and clarity of technical concepts; Analyzed data on agricultural production, public sector financing, and weather patterns for a variety of weather and agricultural insurance projects in the U.S. and abroad;, GlobalAgRisk, Inc., Lexington, KY

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Skees, J. R., B. J. Barnett, and A. G. Murphy. (2008. ) “Creating Insurance Markets for Natural Disaster Risk in Lower Income Countries: The Potential Role for Securitization” .Agricultural Finance Review, , (68 ) ,151-167

Skees, J. R., J. Hartell, and A. G. Murphy (2007. ) “Using Index-Based Risk Transfer Products to Facilitate MicroLending in Peru and Vietnam” .American Journal of Agricultural Economics, , (89 ) ,1255-1261

Other Publications

Murphy, A. G., J. Hartell, V. Cardenas, and J. R. Skees (09-2012. ) “Risk Management Instruments for Food Price Volatility and Weather Risk in Latin America and the Caribbean — Use of Risk Management Instruments” . (IDB-DP-220 ) , Inter-American Development Bank

Murphy, A. G., B. Barnett, N. Nikolova, J. Hartell, and R. Carpenter (03-2011. ) “State of Knowledge Report — Market Development for Weather Index Insurance: Key Considerations for Sustainability and Scale-up” . Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Skees, J. R., J. Hartell, A. G. Murphy, and B. Collier. (2009. ) “Developing Agricultural Insurance in Vietnam: Four Educational Handbooks” . AgroInfo

Skees, J. R., A. Goes, C. Sullivan, R. Carpenter, M. J. Miranda, and B. J. Barnett (12-2006. ) “Index Insurance for Weather Risk in Low Income Countries” . USAID Microenterprise Development Office

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Murphy, Anne (11-2008. ) Using NGOs to Advance Microinsurance for Weather Risks Among the Rural Poor .Fourth International Microinsurance Conference, Cartagena, Colombia. Conference. . Level:International

Murphy, Anne (03-2008. ) International Experiences with Index Insurance .Insurance agent training for the Index- based Livestock Insurance Pilot, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Workshop. . Level:International

(04-2005. ) Index-based Livestock Insurance in Mongolia: Potential Impacts on Financial Sector Development .Mongolia Society Annual Meeting at the Association for Asian Studies Conference, Chicago, IL. Conference. . Level:National

Service

Westwood Civic Association Board Member Type:Community Service Level:Local 04-2016 -04-2019

Neighborhood Block Watch Other Type:Community Service Level:Local 03-2015

St. James Episcopal Church (Vestry ) Board Member Type:Community Service Level:Local 03-2016

Westwood Uniting to Stop the Violence Co-Coordinator Type:Community Service Level:Local 11-2015

Contact Information

College of Nursing
3110 Vine Street
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221-0038
Phone: (513) 558-5302
anne.murphy@uc.edu