Dr. Susan Murphy is a Lecturer in Development Practice in the School of Natural Sciences (Geography), Trinity College Dublin. She is also the Director of TIDI (Trinity International Development Initiative); Chair of Oxfam Ireland, and non-executive director with Oxfam International, Board of Supervisors. Susan’s research interests are in sustainable development ethics and issues in social and global justice. She has published widely in international peer-review journals and has published one monograph with Springer – Responsibility in an interconnected world (2016). She lectures on Gender, Climate Justice, and Development Research and Practice.
As part of her work, she has managed the design and delivery of 150+ international research projects in countries across Latin America, Africa and Asia, and over 100+ research projects with International Development NGOs in Ireland.
Susan completed her PhD at University College Dublin (2012) where she was a School of Politics and International Relations Scholar on the subject of international development and humanitarian ethics. Following the completion of her masters in politics and international relations (1996), she worked in industry as a manager with Accenture for a decade before returning to academic research and teaching in 2008. Susan is a College Tutor for STEM UG Students and a member of University Council and the College International Committee; She also sits on the School’s Research Ethics Committee; Athena Swan Gender Equality SAT; and PG Teaching and Learning Committee.