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Professor Christopher Murray is Chair of Comics Studies and Associate Dean for Knowledge Exchange and Partnerships at the School of Humanities, University of Dundee. He is Director of the Scottish Centre for Comics Studies and Dundee Comics Creative Space.

Murray co-edits Studies in Comics, a peer-reviewed academic journal and is co-organiser of the International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference. He researches British Comics, superhero comics, horror comics, and is particularly interested in the work of writers Grant Morrison and Alan Moore.

Murray also works on Public Information Comics, and has authored several comics for research projects and public engagement purposes.


Comics and Graphic Novels

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Comics Studies

Film Studies



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Areas of expertise

  • Comics and graphic novels
  • Literature


Award Year
Engagement Project of the Year 2021
Commendation for Engagement Project of the Year 2020


Creating Public Information Comics artwork by Jack Brougham
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Impact case study

Research into comics has led to new partnerships and publications tackling issues of public interest.

Published on 17 May 2022