School of Public Service

J. Patrick Murphy, C.M., Ph.D.

Office: 14 E. Jackson, Room 1640
Phone: 312.362.5608
Fax: 312.362.5506
Office Hours: By appointment

Associate Professor

Professor Murphy is on academic leave until 1 July, 2014, when he will return to the teaching faculty of the School of Public Service in a half time capacity as appointed by the Dean of the College. He will also serve in a half time capacity as Values Director for Depaul International, an NGO headquartered in London, as appointed by DePaul President Dennis Holtschneider, C.M.

More information about Depaul International is available at its website, “Depaul International is the parent company of a group of charities working to support homeless and marginalizes people around the world. Each year we work with over 10,000 people in our subsidiary countries.” Currently the work takes place in the U.K., Ireland, Slovakia, Ukraine and the USA.

Murphy received his doctorate from Stanford University in higher education administration in 1987. He also holds an MA in sociology from Stanford, an MBA from DePaul and a Master of Divinity. He chaired the School of Public Service from 1994 through June, 2012. In 2003 he founded the  William and Mary Pat Hay Vincent de Paul Leadership Project and serves as its chair.

Murphy teaches management and leadership courses. In 2010 he received a Fulbright scholarship to teach at the business school of the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana in Curitiba, Brazil. He has lectured or taught in Brazil, India, Ireland, France, the Philippines, Taiwan, Kenya and the Ukraine. His next international teaching destinations are All Hallows College, Dublin, Ireland, in June, 2014, and Cuba in 2015.

Murphy has authored or edited four books: Lideranca e Gestao da Educacao Superior Catolica nas Americas; Dinossauros, Gazelas & Tigres Novas Abordagens Da Administracao Universitaria Um Dialogo Brasil e Estados Unidos, 2 Edicao Ampliada, both with Victor Meyer, Jr.; Visions and Values in Catholic Higher Education; College Leadership: Sharing the Vision.

He has also published chapters and articles including

He has also published several articles including “We Want the Best,” “Servant Leadership in the Manner of Vincent de Paul,” “Taking the Measure of Leadership Impact: How Leaders Share Values in Catholic Higher Education,” “Shakes, Rattles and Rolls: How Leaders Share Visions,”  “Theories of Nonprofit Leadership,” “Going Abroad: Strategies of the School of Public Services, DePaul University,”  “Leaders in Higher Education: Teachers and Visionaries” and “Volunteers in Brazilian Hospitals: Good Citizens or Strategic Agents?”

He is a member of the Congregation of the Mission, the organization that sponsors DePaul University founded by St. Vincent de Paul.

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