Professor Dana Murphy's Reinstatement Petition

Hello everyone! In case you haven’t heard, Professor Dana Murphy, Associate Professor of Black Studies and English at Caltech, was recently terminated. We, the students of Caltech, are writing a petition to request that the Caltech administration reinstate Professor Murphy and recognize the importance of Black studies at Caltech. We are collecting signatures and/or comments about Professor Murphy to present to these administrators. If you would like to contribute, please fill out the following Google form:

Participation is voluntary, and you may remain anonymous if you prefer.

Please submit the form by Wednesday, 6/5 by the end of the day. If you have any questions or concerns, please let ChiChi Ifebi ( or Sophia Steven ( know.