John W Murphy


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1981Ph.D. Sociology Ohio State University
1974 Ohio University
1972B.A. Kent State University

Professional Experience

1992 - Professor of Sociology, University of Miami
1989 - 1992Associate Professor (tenure), University of Miami
1982 - 1988Associate Professor (tenure), Arkansas State University
1982 - Director, Program Evaluation, Health Careers Opportunity Program, Ohio State University
1982 - Assistant Professor, Capital University
1979 - 1982Research Associate, Project: Assessing nonintegrative law in the black community, Ohio State University
1981 - 1982Assistant Professor (one-year position), Muskingum College
1979 - 1980Research Assistant, Academy for Contemporary Problems
1977 - 1979Instructor, Cuyahoga Community College
1975 - 1979Director of Research and Program Evaluation, Community Action Against Addiction

Conferences & Events

"Qualitative aspects of program evaluation" | Ohio University, Athens, OH., Summer Program on the Human Sciences
"The social implications of contemporary technologies" | Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR.
by Mickunas A, Convocation of Scholars Week
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LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Sociological Theory, Globalization, and Community-based Investigations

Research Projects

General Research Support Award, University of Miami, $3,000, 2005
Latin American Studies Center, University of Miami, $1,300, 2004
General Research Support Award, University of Miami, $2,400, 2003
Max Orovitz Summer Award in the Arts and Humanities, University of Miami, $9,300, 2002.
Co-Principle Investigator, Arkansas Endowment for the Humanities Educational Grant
Funded colloquia at Arkansas State University on the
Social Impact of Technology, $1,200, 1983.
Co-Principle Investigator, Driving Park Commission Research Grant
funded by the Community Mental Health and Legal Arbitration Board,
$40,000, 1983
Co-Principle Investigator, Non-Integrative Law in the Black Community
Ohio State University Graduate School, $12,000, 1980
Principle Investigator, Youth Outreach Program
National Institute on
Drug Abuse, $25,000, 1979


Murphy, JW, Franz, BA, Choi, JM, and Callaghan, KA. Narrative Medicine and Community-based Health Care and Planning (NY, Springer. 2017).

Arxer, SL. and Murphy, JW. (eds.), Dimensions of Community-based Projects in Health Care (NY, Springer. 2017).

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