Biography: Dr Murphy
Susan Murphy is the Assistant Professor in international development practice with the School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin and programme coordinator for the joint TCD-UCD Masters in Development Practice.
Susan received a Ph.D. in 2012 from the School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin, for her thesis “The problem of the duty of assistance: The promise of a deontological approach”. Susan has published in national and international peer-review journals on matters related to disaster and international development including the Journal of Global Ethics, Irish Studies in International Affairs, The Economic and Social Review, and The Journal of Global Justice: Theory, Practice, and Rhetoric (forthcoming). She is currently leading a baseline research project on the gendered dimensions of climate change in East Africa.
Susan sits on the steering committee of the Trinity International Development Initiative (TIDI), is visiting lecturer to the School of Politics and International Relations UCD, and is visiting fellow with REPOA, Policy Research for Development, Tanzania. Since joining Trinity College Dublin in 2012 Susan has lectured on Climate Change, Human Rights, and Development; and Gender and Development. She is also module coordinator for all national and international fieldwork and professional work-based placements, bringing to bear her twelve years of industry experience as a manager with a global management consulting firm. Her research interests are in applied normative international political theory, issues in global justice, disaster and development, human rights and climate change, gender and social inclusion.
Susan Publications on Disasters and development are listed here