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Dr Stephen Murphy

Lecturer
EBS - Management and Marketing
Dr Stephen Murphy
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872492

  • Location

    EBS.3.54, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911

Research and professional activities

Research interests

The role of bodies, knowledge and skills in consumption

Open to supervise

Edgework and the consumption of risk

Open to supervise

Practice Theory

Open to supervise

Phenomenological perspectives of consumption and experience

Open to supervise

Socio-material perspectives on technology and consumption

Open to supervise

Craftsmanship

Open to supervise

Creativity

Open to supervise

Consumer Culture Theory

Open to supervise

Alternative Belief Systems: Stigmatised Knowledge and Distrust

Open to supervise

Embodiment

Conferences and presentations

Conspiracy theories and the decline of epistemic authorities: The case of the British ‘truth seeker’ movement” (Awarded Best Conference Poster)

Consumer Culture Theory Conference, Montreal, Canada, 18/10/2019

Sensing and (re)presenting in consumer research

Invited presentation, Roundtable Discussion, Consumer Culture Theory Conference, Montreal, Canada, 18/7/2019

Stigmatized knowledge in the age of distrust: the case of the British conspiracism community

Interpretive Consumer Research Workshop, Écully, France, 9/5/2019

O'Leary, K., Murphy, S. (2018) "Anonymous Social Networking: Consuming beyond the Normative Prescriptions of Identity Based Platforms"

9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, Copenhagen, July., Copenhagen, Denmark, 7/2018

Hill, T., Canniford, R., Murphy, S. (2017) “Complexity, Capitalism and Conspiracy Theories”,

12th Annual Ethnography Conference, Manchester, 29th – 1st September., Manchester, United Kingdom, 1/9/2017

Murphy, S. (2017) The Materiality of Motorcycling: Melding Masculinity and Mastery through Machines, 9th Interpretive Consumer Research Workshop, Stockholm, 27th - 28th April.

Stockholm, Sweden, 2017

K, O'Leary., Murphy, S., O'Malley., L. (2016) Inverting Social Media Identity Values: Anonymity Amongst the Yakkers , Academy of Marketing Annual Conference, Newcastle, 4th - 7th July.

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2016

Murphy, S. (2016) Rethinking the Consumption Object in CCT, Academy of Marketing Annual Conference, Newcastle, 4th - 7th July.

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2016

Murphy, S. (2015) Exploring Embodiment through the Senses: A Case in High-Risk Leisure, Academy of Marketing Annual Conference, Limerick, 7th - 9th July. Awarded BestPaper in Consumer Culture Theory Track.

Limerick, Ireland, 2015

Murphy, S. (2014) Chaos in Order, Consumer Culture Theory Conference, Helsinki, 26th-29th June. (Videography Submission)

Helsinki, Finland, 2014

Murphy, S. (2013) What consumers do: An exploration of High-Risk Leisure,Bilkent Seminar on Consumption, Markets and Culture, Ankara, May 26th- June 1st

Ankara, Turkey, 2013

Murphy, S. and M Patterson (2013) Elucidating a Theory of Practice for Consumer Research, European Advances in Consumer Research Conference, Barcelona, 5th-6th July.

Barcelona, Spain, 2013

McNally, R., ODwyer, M., Healy, B., Filieri, R., OMalley, L., and Murphy, S., (2012) What makes a Cluster work? A narrative Analysis, 19th International Product Development Management Conference, EIASM, Manchester, June 17-19.

Manchester, United Kingdom, 2012

Murphy, S. and M Patterson (2012) Incorporating Practice into CCT, Consumer Culture Theory Conference, Oxford, 16th- 19th August.

Oxford, United Kingdom, 2012

Murphy, S. and M Patterson (2011) Speed Subcultures: A Narrative Investigation of Motorcycling as Edgework, Academy of Marketing Annual Conference, Liverpool, 5th - 8th July. Awarded Best Paper in Consumer Research Track.

Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2011

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Consumer Behaviour (BE515)

  • Critical Marketing Perspectives (BE530)

  • Consumer Behaviour (BE555)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE916)

  • Dissertation (BE981)

  • MSc Finance and Investment: Dissertation (BE982)

  • EBS Integrated Programmes: Dissertation (BE983)

  • Research Portfolio (BE985)

  • Research Methods in Management and Marketing (BE965)

Publications

Journal articles (5)

O'Leary, K. and Murphy, S., (2019). Moving Beyond Goffman: The Performativity of Anonymity on SNS. European Journal of Marketing. 53 (1), 83-107

Murphy, S., Patterson, M. and O'Malley, L., (2019). Learning How: Reflexive Body Techniques, Skill Acquisition, and the Consumption of Experience. Marketing Theory. 19 (4), 425-445

O'Dwyer, M., O'Malley, L., Murphy, S. and McNally, RC., (2015). Insights into the creation of a successful MNE innovation cluster. Competitiveness Review. 25 (3), 288-309

O'Malley, L., O'Dwyer, M., McNally, R. and Murphy, S., (2014). Identity, Collaboration and Radical Innovation: The Role of Dual Organisation Identification. Industrial Marketing Management. 43 (8), 1335-1342

Murphy, S. and Patterson, M., (2011). Motorcycling edgework: A practice theory perspective. Journal of Marketing Management. 27 (13-14), 1322-1340

Other (1)

Killian, O. and Murphy, S., (2019).Anonymous apps risk fuelling cyberbullying but they also fill a vital role,The Conversation

Contact

sjmurphy@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872492

Location:

EBS.3.54, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911