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Murray, Chris

Professor

  • Professor & Personal Chair of Comics Studies, English
20002020
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Biography

Professor Christopher Murray is Chair of Comics Studies and Associate Dean for Knowledge Exchange and Partnerships at the School of Humanities, University of Dundee. He is Director of the Scottish Centre for Comics Studies and Dundee Comics Creative Space.
 
Murray co-edits Studies in Comics, a peer-reviewed academic journal and is co-organiser of the International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference. He researches British Comics, superhero comics, horror comics, and is particularly interested in the work of writers Grant Morrison and Alan Moore.
 
Murray also works on Public Information Comics, and has authored several comics for research projects and public engagement purposes.
 

 

Research

Comics and Graphic Novels

 

Teaching

Comics Studies

Film Studies

English

 

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Projects 2015 2020

Research Output 2000 2019

Art and Science in Word and Image: Exploration and Discovery

Williams, K. (ed.), Aymes, S. (ed.), Baetens, J. (ed.) & Murray, C. (ed.), 27 Mar 2019, Brill Academic Publishers. 343 p. (Word and Image Interactions; vol. 9)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

20 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding Coeliac Disease

Nabizadeh, G., Murray, C. (ed.), Vaughan, P. (ed.), Woof, J., Horner, R., Laird, C., Larkin, A., Miller, N., Quinn, K., Robinson, H., Wilson, L. & Fitt, M. (ed.), 1 May 2019, University of Dundee. 25 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
File
Celiac Disease
Nutritionists
Reading
Parents

Alan Moore: The Making of a Graphic Novelist

Murray, C., 2018, The Cambridge History of the Graphic Novel. Baetens, J., Frey, H. & Tabachnick, S. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, p. 219-234 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

189 Downloads (Pure)

Close to the Heart

Sinclair, M., Murray, C. (ed.), Jindal-Snape, D. (ed.), Horner, R. (ed.), Briggs, K. E., Welsh, G., Coughlan, A., Charlton, D., Strachan, A., Larkin, A., Vaughan, P. (ed.), Laird, C., Nero, M., Wilson, L. & Balson, E., 21 Nov 2018, University of Dundee. 65 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
File
Bereavement
Grief
Remembrance
Healthcare

Comic Book Design

Murray, C., 2018, The Story of Scottish Design. Long, P. & Norman, J. (eds.). p. 160-163 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2011 2019

  • 1 Festival/Exhibition
  • 1 Other
  • 1 Public engagement and outreach - media article or participation
  • 1 Schools engagement

House of Commons, UK Parliament, Early Day Motions: Fibromyalgia and Us comic

Divya Jindal-Snape (Contributor), Chris Murray (Contributor)
4 Mar 2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Launch of Fibromyalgia and Us comic

Divya Jindal-Snape (Organiser), Christopher Murray (Organiser), Lynn Kelly (Speaker), Damon Herd (Speaker), Ashling Larkin (Speaker), Ian Horton (Speaker)
1 Dec 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesFestival/Exhibition

Comics - Engage Dundee 2014

Chris Murray (Presenter)
6 May 2014

Activity: Other activity typesSchools engagement

"Sexism and Propaganda in Wartime Comics", Woman's Hour

Chris Murray (Interviewee)
2 Aug 2011

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - media article or participation

Thesis

The Revenant Signifier: The Zombie in Comics and Cinema

Author: O'Donnell, S., 2015

Supervisor: Murray, C. (Supervisor) & Hoyle, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy