» Dr. Noel Murray
Associate Professor, Director, Walter Schmid Center for International Business

The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Dr. Noel Murray
Office Location:
Beckman Hall 307H
(714) 997-6835
University of Limerick, Bachelor of Business Administration
University of Bridgeport, Master of Business Administration
The Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. in Marketing
Director of the Walter Schmid Center for International Business and Associate Professor of Marketing. Ph.D., Penn State University. Dr. Murray’s areas of expertise include international marketing, cross-cultural issues in marketing communications and advertising strategy. His research has been widely published in leading academic journals including, Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Advertising and Journal of Public Policy & Marketing. His research on advertising disclosure has been profiled in The Los Angeles Times and in Media Life Magazine. Professor Murray plays an active role in the Academy of Marketing Science and has recently served as congress co-chair at the World Marketing Congress in Malta. His business affiliation experience includes Digital Computer, Inc., Irish State Merchant Bank, Apple Computer and Bank of Ireland.
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Murray, Noel, Manrai, Ajay, & Manrai Lalita “Memetics, Memes and Marketing: A State of the Art Review and Lifecycle Model” Ch. 18, p331-347. The Routledge Companion to the Future of Marketing (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting) Hardcover – January 6, 2014
Murray, Noel (2014) “The Role of Academic Economists and Business Media Leading up to the Great Recession: A Conflict of Interest and Deep Capture Perspective,” in Proceedings of Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International (ABEAI) Conference, Hawaii, November 19-23, 2014.
Murray, Noel (2014). “The Rise and Fall of the Hummer Class: Narrative Strategies in the Construction of an Identity Myth.” Innovative Marketing, Volume 10, Issue 1, 23-31.
Murray, Noel (2013) . “A Lifecycle Model of Memes in Advertising”. Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Conference in Long Beach, California, March 2013
Murray, Noel (2011). Proceedings of the International Management Development Association, July 3-7, Poznan, Poland. Eds. Erdener Kaynak and Talha Harcar. “The Reception of Economic Globalization in Post Doi Moi Vietnam: A Textual Analysis of Two Films.” p499-506.
Murray, Noel (2009) "A Metaphorical Analysis of CNN Media Discourse Relating to China/USA Trade," in The Global Studies Journal, Volume 2, Number 1, p 1-9.