Haley Murphy

Assistant Professor


Contact Information

232 Murray Hall
(405) 744-2358

Research Interests

Disaster Management
Nonprofit Management
Local Government

PhD, University of Oklahoma, 2014

Dr. Haley Murphy is an Assistant Professor of Political Science (PhD, University of Oklahoma 2014).  She primarily teaches public administration courses to both Political Science majors and minors and Fire and Emergency Management graduate students.  Her research focuses on collaboration between nonprofit organizations, religious organizations, and government agencies, particularly after disasters. 

In addition, Dr. Murphy studies local government management and collaboration across government agencies and the nonprofit and private sectors. Her research has been published, or is forthcoming in Risks, Hazards, and Crisis in Public PolicyandNonprofit Policy Forum.

Recent Publications

    • Murphy, Haley and Robbie Waters Robichau. Forthcoming. "Government/Nonprofit Relationships and Organizational Capacity: The Case of Child Welfare Nonprofits." Nonprofit Policy Forum.
    • Robinson, Scott E., Haley Murphy, and Angela Bies. 2014. “Structured to Partner: School District Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations in Disaster Response.” Journal of Risk, Hazards, and Crisis in Public Policy, 5, 1, 77-95.
    • Robinson, Scott E. and Haley Murphy. 2013. "Frontiers for the Study of Nonprofit Organizations in Disasters." Journal of Risk, Hazards, and Crisis in Public Policy, 4, 2, 128-134.