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Graduate Program in Communication & Culture

Faculty Profiles

Michael Murphy

Technology in Practice

University   Ryerson University
E-Mail Address   mmurphy@ryerson.ca
Phone Number   (416) 979-5000 x7010
Office Location   RCC-126
Office Hours   TBA


Education

Ph.D (McMaster), M.B.A (York)

Biography

Professor Murphy is a teacher in Ryerson's School of Radio and Television Arts and former Academic Director of the Rogers Communications Centre. Dr. Murphy's research includes the CoMedia Project—an international collaborative project to provide high-bandwidth shared production services for the media industry—as well as a project to define the future of interactive television. He is currently a professor in Ryerson's School of Radio & Television Arts, Faculty of Communication & Design, teaching digital audio and media production techniques and graduate courses in advanced communications technology.

Before joining Ryerson, Dr. Murphy was a senior manager and strategic planner for Northern Telecom (Nortel), where he was involved in the introduction of the digital multiplex switching systems, cellular mobile telephony, and integrated services digital networks. He is a past president of the International Information Management Association, and a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the Audio Engineering Society.

Research Interests

New media production; digital audio; emerging technologies; technology enabled learning.

Selected Publications

“Convergence, Interactive Media and Innovation”, in Innovation: Essays by Leading Canadian Researchers, James Downey and Lois Claxon eds. Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2002.

 

 

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Harold [Innis] taught us how to use the bias of culture and communication as an instrument of research. By directing attention to the bias, or distorting power of the dominant imagery and technology of any culture, he showed us how to understand cultures.
~ Marshall McLuhan