PhD International Policy, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol (1998)
MSc Comparative Development and International Policy, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol (1993)
BEd Secondary English, University of Calgary (1987)
Academic and research interests
Business-NGO relations on sustainable development
Leadership and learning in multi-stakeholder partnerships
Evaluation of partnering processes and outcomes
Participatory action research, collaborative inquiry, appreciative inquiry, applied qualitative research
Werna, E , Keivani, R and Murphy, D (2009) Corporate Social Responsibility and Urban Development: Lessons from the South, London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Murphy, DF (2013) 'The Global Mercury Partnership: Lessons learned from an independent review of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) partnership area', a paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Edinburgh, Scotland, 29 July 2013.
Reid, S , Murphy, DF and Pyres, J (2011) 'Approaches to Building and Managing Partnerships: Contributing to a UNESCO partnership strategy', Vol 1: Main Report & Vol. 2: Annex Report, 30 November 2011, London: The Partnering Initiative.
Recent external roles
Senior Associate, The Partnering Initiative, London (2008-2014)
Senior Associate, United Nations System Staff College, Turin, Italy (2005-2008)
Programme Director & Director, New Academy of Business, University of Bath (1999-2004)
Senior Researcher, The Body Shop plc, London, UK (1998-1999)