Dr Jonathan Murphy

Senior Lecturer, International Management
+44 (0)29 208 75741

Jonathan worked as a senior manager in Canada for many years, both in the non-profit and academic sectors, and latterly as director of research in the Canadian House of Commons.

As an academic, Jonathan focuses on the intersection between management and international development, and has conducted research in Europe, Africa, and Asia. In 2007/2008 Jonathan was visiting scholar at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, and the Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (India), and in 2012/2013 Jonathan will be Visiting Professor at Copenhagen Business School.

Jonathan is an internationally renowned expert in the field of democratic development, with specific focus on strengthening parliamentary institutions. Over the past 15 years, Jonathan has provided expert advice to parliaments throughout Africa and Asia, as well as conduct major reviews and policy development for the United Nations and the European Union.


  • PhD in Management, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
  • MA in Political Science, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Manchester
  • BSc (Economics). University College of Wales, Aberystwyth

Teaching profile

  • International Business (MBA)
  • International Management (2nd year undergraduates)

Research interests

  • Evolving role of the third sector
  • Global social stratification
  • Organizing democracy
  • Political economy of international financial institutions
  • Transparency and corruption

Related news stories

Twenty One Academics Awarded CIPD Academic Membership

Monday 13th August 2012

Academics at Cardiff Business School have been successful in a group assessment for a new type of membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).


Additional activities

  • Member and supporter, Amnesty International
  • Associate Editor, Critical Perspectives on International Business
  • Development Studies Association, Development Management Group.

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