Michael Murphy is the lecturer in Music Industry Studies, Entrepreneurship Practice and Strategic Management in the Department of Entrepreneurship. His work experience spans a 20 year career as an entrepreneur in the music industry, working in London, New York and Toronto. Michael's current research interests include Entrepreneurship, the Music Industry, Youth Culture, Punk Rock.
Michael recently delivered a paper, 'Punk Now!! in the Republic of Ireland' at the international Punk Now!! conference which took place in Birmingham City University on October 29th and 30th, 2015.
Michael examined the current condition of punk in Ireland and placed this in the context of historical, cultural and entrepreneurial factors.