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Shaun Murphy Professor, Educational Foundations

Graduate Chair, Educational Foundations

Address
3019 Education

Academic Credentials

Ph.D., University of Alberta, 2004, Department of Elementary Education, Teacher education

M. Ed., University of Alberta, 2000, Department of Elementary Education, Teacher education

B. Ed., University of Alberta, 1985, Department of Elementary Education

Honours and Awards

2013  Early Career Award, Narrative Research Special Interest Group, American Education Research Association
 
2013  Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013. Outstanding Author Contribution, Murphy, M.S., Huber, J., & Ross, V.  Attending to the Temporal Dimension of Narrative Inquiry into Teacher Educator Identity. in Keyes, D., Chan, E., & Ross, V. D.,. (Eds.). (2012). Narrative Inquirers in the Midst of Meaning-making: Interpretive Acts of Teacher Educators (Vol. 16). Emerald Group Publishing.
 
2012  Provost’s College Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of Saskatchewan
 
2012  Outstanding Publication Award, Narrative Research Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association, (for Places of curriculum making: Narrative Inquiries into children’s lives in motion. Bingley: Emerald)
 
2010  College of Education Instructor of the Year, University of Saskatchewan
 
2010  College of Education Intern Supervisor, University of Saskatchewan
 
2009  Outstanding Book Award Division B: Curriculum American Educational Research Association, (for Composing diverse identities: Narrative inquiries into the interwoven lives of children and teachers. London: Routledge.)
 
2009  Best Children’s Book (for 9/10ths happy story from Africa) Alberta Book Awards
 
2008  Outstanding Book Award Narrative and Research Special Interest Group of American Educational Research Association, (for Composing diverse identities: Narrative inquiries into the interwoven lives of children and teachers. London: Routledge.)

Associate Memberships/External Activity

Member of University of Kansas Graduate Faculty in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching
 
University of Saskatchewan, College of Graduate Studies and Research, 2007-present
           
International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, Scholar Member
           
Professors of Curriculum
 
LEARNing Landscapes, Editorial Board
 
Brazilian Journal of Applied Linguistics. Editorial Board   
 
Chair/Co-Chair, Narrative Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association (2010-2012)

Research Grants

Funded – Ongoing

Murphy, M.S. (2016). Rural schools and teacher education: Understanding the experiences of beginning teachers in order to support teachers in rural schools. President SSHRC, University of Saskatchewan Amount awarded $6882.

Murphy, M.S (2016) Rural schools and teacher education: Understanding the experiences of teachers to support teachers in rural schools. John Ranton McIntosh Research Grant Amount Awarded $4,882. (declined)

Huber, J., Murphy, M.S., Clandinin, D.J., Lessard. S., & Caine, V.F., (2016). Experiences of Urban Aboriginal Families as They Ready Their Children For, and During, Kindergarten. Alberta Centre for Child, Family, and Community Research Amount Awarded $ 39, 772

Murphy, M.S. (2015) Life in a rural school: A narrative inquiry into identity making and curriculum making in rural education (2015) President SSHRC University of Saskatchewan. $6983.00

Completed

D. J. Clandinin (PI/U Alberta); CI: M.S. Murphy (U Saskatchewan) J. Huber & A. Murray Orr (St. FX). (2006 – 2013). Narrative Inquiry into Children’s and Teachers’ Curriculum Making Experiences in an Achievement Testing Era, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Standard Research Grant): A. $129,167 (completed 2013).

Ward, A., Glanfield, F. & Murphy, M.S. (2008) Reclaiming teacher practice as intellectual work. Sciences Humanities Research Council of Canada, ($137,00). I am a co-applicant and co-investigator. (completed 2014)

Publications

Dissertation

Murphy, M. S. (2004). Understanding children’s knowledge: A narrative inquiry into school experiences. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

Books

Huber, J., Murphy, M.S., & Clandinin, D.J. (2011) Places of Curriculum Making: Narrative Inquiries into Children’s Lives in Motion. Bigely: Emerald Group Publishing.

Clandinin, D. J., Huber, J., Huber, M., Murphy, M.S., Pearce, M., Murray-Orr, A., & Steeves, P., (2011). Composing diverse identities: Narrative inquiries into the interwoven lives of children and teachers. London: Routledge. (Japanese translation)

Clandinin, D. J., Huber, J., Huber, M., Murphy, M.S., Pearce, M., Murray-Orr, A., & Steeves, P., (2006). Composing diverse identities: Narrative inquiries into the interwoven lives of children and teachers. London: Routledge.

Chapters in books

Schaefer, L., lisahunter, Murphy, M.S. (accepted). Aware of the Past, Reflective in the Present, Awake to Future Possibilities: Research for Physical Education Teacher Education. In Clandinin, D.J. & Husu, J. (Eds.) International Handbook of Research in Teacher Education. Sage.

Murphy, M.S. & Pinnegar, S. (2016). Narrating structures to support teacher education attentive to place. In Garbett, D., & Ovens, A. (Eds.), Enacting self-study as methodology for professional inquiry. Hertfordshire:STEP.

Lessard, S., Schaffer, L., Huber, J., Murphy, M.S., &  Clandinin, D.J. (2015). Composing a life as a teacher educator. In Craig, C., Becher, A., and Orland-Barak, L. (Eds.) International Teacher Education: Promising Pedagogies

Clandinin, D. J., Huber, J., Menon, J., Murphy, M.S., & Swanson, C. (2015). Narrative Inquiry: Conducting Research in Early Childhood. In (Eds.) Farrel, A., Kagan, S.L., & Tisdall, K. Sage Handbook of Early Childhood Research.

Clarke, C.L. & Murphy, M.S. (2015). Poetic osmosis: Revealing the fluid edges of community through poetic representation in a narrative inquiry of curriculum making and community In Ng-a-Fook, N., Ibrahim, A., & Reis, G. (Eds.) Strong poetry and the arts of possible education. Routledge.

Murphy, M.S. (2012) Mathematics and social justice in grade 1. In National Association for the Education of Young Children (Ed.) Spotlight on Young Children: Exploring Math

Murphy, M.S. Ross, V., & Huber, J., (2012) Attending to the temporal dimension of narrative inquiry into teacher educator identities. pp. 51-76. In Ross, V., Chan, E. & Keyes, D. (Eds.). Narrative Inquirers in the Midst of Meaning-making: Interpretive Acts of Teacher Educators. Emerald Group Publishing.UK

Refereed Journals

de Mello, D., Murphy, M.S., & Clandinin, D.J. (accepted). Coming to Narrative Inquiry in the contexts of our lives: A Conversation about our work as narrative inquirers. Biograph. Brazil  

Driedger-Enns, L., Murphy, M.S., Huber, J., Nelson, C., Schaefer, L., & Li, Y. (accepted). Negotiating personal knowledge on professional knowledge landscapes: The becoming of Teachers. Canadian Association of Teacher Educators

Caine, V.F., Murphy, M.S., Estefan, A., Clandinin, D.J., Steeves, P. &  Huber, J., (2016). Exploring the Purposes of Fictionalization in Narrative Inquiry. Qualitative Inquiry, 1-7. DOI: 10.1177/1077800416643997 

Huber, J., Clandinin, D.J, & Murphy, M.S.  (2015). Introduction to the reviews of Vivian Paley’s books. Journal of family diversity in education. (1)3, 67.

Huber, J. Murphy, M.S., Clandinin, D.J. (editors) (2015). Journal of family diversity in education. (1) 3.

Clandinin, D.J., Caine, V.F., Estefan, A.,  Huber, J., Murphy, M.S., & Steeves, P. (2015) Places of practice: Learning to think narratively, Narrative Works, 5(1), 22-39.. (equal percentage of work)

Murphy, M.S., & Bengezen, V. (2015) Learning to co-compose curriculum with youth. Journal of family diversity in education. (1) 3. 1(3) , 17-32.

Driedger-Enns, L. & Murphy, M.S. (2014) Shaping professional identity with saving stories. Learning Landscapes.8(1). 87-104. 

Murphy, M.S. (2014) A life among children: Letters with Vivian Paley. Teaching and Teacher Education. 46. DOI:10.1016/j.tate.2014.09.007

Davis, B & Murphy, M.S. (2015) Playing with Moon Sand: A narrative inquiry into a teacher's experiences teaching alongside a student with a chronic illness. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 22(1). 6-20.

Huber, J., Yi Li, Murphy, M.S., Nelson, C., & Young, M. (2014) Shifting Stories to Live By: Teacher Education as a Curriculum of Narrative Inquiry Identity Explorations. Reflective Practice, 15(2), 176–189. 

Murphy, M.S. (2013) Considering Happiness and Caring: A conversation with Nel Noddings. Teaching and Teacher Education. 34, 184–188.

Murphy, M.S., Huber , J. & Clandinin, D.J. (2012) Narrative Inquiry into Two Worlds of Curriculum Making. Learning Landscapes. , 5(2), 219–236.

Costa e Silva, C. & Murphy, M. S. (2011) A narrative inquiry research into two EFL teachers' curriculum making experience1 Revista de Estudos Canadenses – NEC-UF 1(2).

Murphy, M.S., Pinnegar, E., & Pinnegar, S. (2011) Exploring ethical tensions on the path to becoming a teacher. Teacher. Teacher Education Quarterly. 38(4), 97–113.

Editorship:

Huber, J., Murphy, M. S., & Clandinin, D. J. (2015). Special Issue: Curriculum making with diverse children, families, and teachers. The Journal of Family Diversity in Education, 1(3), 1-113. (equal percentage of work)

Pinnegar, S. & Murphy, M.S. (editors) (2011). Teacher Educator Identity. Studying Teacher Education. 7(2).

Invited Lectures Outside U of S and Invited Conference Presentations

Murphy, M.S. (2016). Building spaces for children in a rural school. Meeting of VII CIPA - Congresso Internacional de Pesquisa (Auto)Biográfica. Cuiabá, Mato grosso, Brazil.

Clandinin, D.J., Murphy, M.S, & de Mello, D., (2016). Coming to narrative inquiry in the contexts of our lives: A conversation about our work as narrative inquirers. Universidade Federal de Uberlandia. . Uberlandia, MG, Brazil.

Murphy, M.S., Holtslander, L.,& Teucher. (2014) Three Narrative Methods. Research and Graduate Training Program in Culture. Health, and Human Development. University of Saskatchewan, Department of Psychology.

Murphy, M.S. (2013). Familial and school curriculum making. Universidade Federal de Uberlandia. Seminar presentation to Education Department. Uberlandia, MG, Brazil.

Murphy, M.S. (2013). Narrative Inquiry. Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso. Cuiabá, MT, Brazil

Murphy, M.S. (2013). Curriculum: A narrative understanding. Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso. Cuiabá, MT, Brazil

Murphy, M.S. (2013). Familial and school curriculum making. Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso. Cuiabá, MT, Brazil

Selected Papers/Abstracts at Conferences

Murphy, M.S., & Pinnegar, S., (accepted). Narrating Structures to Support Teacher Education Attentive to Place. International Conference on Self Study of Teacher Education Practices. Herstmonceux, England.

Miller, D., Murphy, M.S., & McVittie, J., (2016) Ears to the ground. Rural Education Symposium, Banff, AB

Murphy, M.S., McVittie, J., & Miller, D. (2016). Considerations and content for rural teacher education. Annual Meeting of the Rural Education Congress, Saskatoon, SK.

Driedger_Enns, L. & Murphy, M.S. (2016). Identity Making of Beginning Teachers in Relation to Administrators. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Estefan, A., Huber, J., Murphy, M.S., Clandinin, D.J., Caine, V.F., & Steeves, P (2016). Living with Stories and the Emergence of Counterstories. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Murphy, M.S., Caine, V.F., Estefan, A., Huber, J., Clandinin, D.J., & Steeves, P (2016). Exploring Fictionalization in Narrative Inquiry. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Hutchinson, D., Clarke, C., Murphy, M.S., & Dyson, J., (2016).Complicating understandings of identity . Annual meeting of Invisible College, Washington, DC.

Murphy, M.S., Janice Huber, J., & Hamilton, M.L. ( 2016). Wonderings of narrative inquiry Annual meeting of Invisible College, Washington, DC.

Murphy, M.S. & Anderson, V. (2016).  Community gardening/ building community. Annual meeting of Invisible College, Washington, DC.

Clarke, C. L., Dyson, J., Hutchinson, D., & Murphy M. S. (2016). I Live in this Place, This Place Lives in Me:  Composing Identities of Place Within Narrative Inquiry. Narrative Matters Conference, Victoria, BC. Note: Accepted, did not attend. Paper with students

Murphy, S. (2015) Teacher education in rural schools. Academic Homeplace Conference. Edmonton, AB.

Clandinin, D. J., Huber, J., Murphy, M.S, Schaefer, L., Steeves, P., Lessard, S., & Caine, V., (2015). Narrative Understandings of Curriculum Making –taking up Maxine Greene’s Legacy. Annual meeting of Professors of Curriculum, Chicago, IL.

Yi Li, Lessard, S., Murphy, M.S,. & Huber, J. (2015) Narrative inquiry as pedagogy in teacher and professional education. . Annual meeting of Invisible College, Chicago, IL.

Murphy. M.S., Erin Whiting, Cutri, R., & Riley, P. (2015) Emotion in researching. Annual meeting of Invisible College, Chicago, IL.

Clarke, C. & Murphy, M.S. (2015) I'm A Whole Other Game: A Narrative Inquiry Into Identity Making Through Experiences of Marginalization Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Caine, V.F., Huber, J., Estefan, A., Murphy, M.S., Clandinin, D.J., & Steeves, P. (2015). Narrative Inquiry as Social Justice Practice Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Lessard, S., Caine, V., Clandinin, D.J., Murphy, M.S., & Swanson, C. (2014). Narrative Inquiry into Worlds of Curriculum Making. Annual meeting of Invisible College, Philadelphia, Penn.

Schaefer, L., Clandinin, D.J., Downey, C.A., Lessard, S., Murphy, M.S., & Rosiek, J. (2014). Sustaining Teachers: Questions of Teacher knowledge. Annual meeting of Invisible College, Philadelphia, Penn.

Murphy, M.S., De Mello, D., & Higgins, A. (2014). International perspectives on place: How the experience of place shapes our lives as narrative inquirers. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, Penn.

Rice, M., Pinnegar, S., Murphy, M. S., Rice, B., & Hamilton, ML., (2013). Uncovering Tension in Personal Practical Knowledge of the Learning to Teach Process through Collaborative Blogging. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, Calif.

Rice, M., Pinnegar, S., Murphy, M. S., Rice, B., & Hamilton, ML. (2013). Exploring learning from experience, narratively. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, Calif.

Keyes, D., Coulter, C.A., Ross, V., Chan, E., Craig, C., Pinnegar, S., Hamilton, ML., Rice, M., Huber, J., Murphy, M.S., & Schlein, C. (2013). Narrative Inquiry over Distance and Time: Images and Collaboration. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, Calif.

Keyes, D. & Murphy, M.S. (2013) Image & interpretation in narrative inquiry research: The intellectual work of teachers. Annual meeting of Invisible College, San Francisco, Calif.

Clandinin, D.J., Caine, V., Cardinal, T., Swanson, C., Glanfield, F., Lessard, S., Janice Huber, J., & Murphy, M.S. (2103) Children’s and youth’s worlds of curriculum making. Annual meeting of Invisible College, San Francisco, Calif.

Clarke, C. & Murphy, M.S., (2013) Poetic osmosis: Revealing the fluid edges of community through poetic representation in a narrative inquiry of curriculum making and community. Biennial Meeting of Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference. Ottawa, Ontario.