Dr. Rich Murphy 
Assistant Professor of English Richard Murphy Photo Portrait  

HPAC 209


PhD in English, Boston College
BA in English, Williams College

Areas of Speciality 

Irish literature, British modernism, Gaelic literature

Recent Publications 

"Rich Murphy Book on Flann O'Brien'A root of the new sprout?': Flann O'Brien, Minor Literature and the Modern Gaelic Canon." Is It About a Bicycle?: Flann O'Brien in the Twenty-First Century. Ed. Jennika Baines. Ireland: Four Courts Press, 2011. Available on Amazon.


Languages, Literature, and Composition
Dr. Peter Caster
Department Chair

Student Organizations
Student Literary Publications
Student Awards and Achievements 
Research Opportunities  
Study Abroad

Student Support
Language Lab
PREFACE First-Year Reading Program
Writing Center 

Community Outreach
South Carolina Academy of Authors
Reflections Foreign Language Teachers Conference 

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HPAC 222
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Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5688
Fax: 864-503-5825
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