Roy D. Morey

Roy D. Morey
Northern Arizona University


'59 BA, Northern Arizona University

'61 MA, '64 PhD, University of Arizona


Roy served with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for 22 years where he was a Deputy Director for the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific in UNPD Headquarters in New York; Director of the UNDP office in Washington D.C.; and UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator (with the rank of ambassador) in the South Pacific, China, and Vietnam. Before joining UNDP, Morey served on the White House staff under President Richard Nixon and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. Prior to this, Morey was Associate Professor and Chairman of the Political Science Department at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Southern Arizona and the Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations. He and his wife Delores retired in Tucson in 1999; they have two daughters and eight grandchildren.