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John Murray, Ph.D.


MurrayJohn 130x156 jpgA native of Boston, John Murray had been on the faculty of Manhattanville College from 1975 until 2013, when he was named Professor Emeritus.  He previously taught at Rutgers University.  He received his A.B. from Merrimack College in 1961 and his Ph.D. from UMass Amherst in  1969.  His academic fields include Social Class; Science, Technology & Society; Mass Media; and Race & Ethnicity.  Professor Murray has received awards for teaching excellence at both Rutgers and Manhattanville.  His published work includes an examination of the professional, social, and political roles of academics in The Professors, an inquiry into the propaganda campaign behind the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II in Warwords, and a contribution to the 50th  Anniversary reissue of T.A. Jackson’s Charles Dickens: the Progress of a Radical. Professor Murray is a member of the American Sociological Association, the Society for Industrial Archeology, and the American Association of University Professors.  He remains a committed citizen of Red Sox Nation.