Dr. Pam Murphy, PhD

Dr. Murphy's research interests involve the social psychological aspects of reporting and auditing, particularly when economic and psychological forces are at odds. She is keenly interested in the psychological aspects of fraud and ethics. Her current work examines the fraud triangle and factors that help predict fraud. Her work is published in top accounting and business journals including: Accounting; Organizations and Society; Contemporary Accounting Research; and Journal of Business Ethics.

Dr. Pam Murphy, PhD
Assistant Professor and E. Marie Shantz Fellow in Accounting

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Building Your Academic Career

As a PhD student, you become a fully participating member of the dynamic Queen’s School of Business research community. Course work tailored to help you hone your research skills, the development of an impactful thesis, research opportunities with our world class faculty, research seminar series by visiting professors from around the world, the annual Doctoral Consortium designed for sharing research ideas in a collegial environment, support to attend top academic conferences, and teaching opportunities, are just a few examples of the activities that will help you develop into a successful researcher, teacher, colleague, and mentor.

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Areas of Specialization

As a Queen’s doctoral student, you will select from seven areas of specialization.

Highly Respected Faculty

The faculty at Queen’s School of Business is comprised of distinguished researchers, ensuring that your experience at Queen’s will be nothing short of exceptional. Our faculty not only publish in the world’s top peer reviewed journals, but also serve as editors, associate editors, and reviewers for these journals. Our faculty members, who have been recognized with international research awards, have earned great respect for the mentorship they provide our PhD students.

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World Class Research Facilities

As a PhD student, you will have access to world class research facilities that are housed in the new expansion of Goodes Hall. The PhD Student Computer Lab comes loaded with state-of-the-art software and access to world leading research databases. PhD students have access to our new Behavioural Lab which is designed to facilitate leading edge research on individual and group level business issues. PhD students also draw on the Research Subject Pool for surveys and experiments. All PhD students are allocated office space from which to work.

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Faculty Research Excellence Awards

Dr. Mike Welker (Accounting) and Dr. Ceren Kolsarici (Marketing) are the 2013 Faculty Research Excellence Award recipients

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