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Dr. Kevin Murphy has been a faculty member of the Rosen College of Hospitality Management since 2003. He has researched and published extensively in top journals in the fields of food service sanitation, safety, health and other restaurant-related issues, and he has more than 80 academic publications. Murphy specializes in strategic management, human resources management, operational management and cost control of foodservice organizations. He has both led and participated in hospitality projects with industry partners from Red Lobster, Darden Restaurants, Navy Lodge Association, National Association of Catering Executives, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Aruba Timeshare Association and The Reefs Resorts. His research interests include competitive methods, competitive advantage, co-alignment, resource-based view, human resource high-performance work practices, compensation, performance and financial-performance measurements, operational design, leadership, training and development.

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