Dr. Christopher Murphy

Senior Researcher


Tel.: +49 (761) 7081-1225

Fax: +49 (761) 7081-294

E-Mail: c.murphy@mpicc.de

Main Research:

Gambling and the law, money laundering.

Academic Background:

Born in Melbourne, Chris Murphy studied a combined Arts/Law degree at the Australian National University. He graduated in 2003 with an honors thesis on the free movement of goods in the European Union and was subsequently admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor to the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory.
He has been part of the Department of Criminology since 2005 and completed his doctoral dissertation on money laundering in the casino industry in 2013. In addition to his research, Chris Murphy coordinates legal translation and proofreading services for the growing number of English publications produced by the Department of Criminology and is Managing Editor of the European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice and the European Journal for Security Research.
In 2010, Chris Murphy was elected to the Institute's work council. He has participated in numerous conferences and seminars on conflict management, mediation, burnout, mobbing, and rhetoric.

Publications (selection)

  • Murphy, Christopher: Pecunia Non Olet: The Case for the €500 Banknote. In: European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Volume 24, Issue 4, 340-353 (2016).
  • Murphy, Christopher: "Come in Spinner" – Money Laundering in the Australian Casino Industry. Berlin, Duncker & Humblot, 152 pp., 2014. In addition: Dissertation.

  • Murphy, Christopher: Money Laundering and the Casino Industry: Findings from a Doctoral Study. edition iuscrim, forschung aktuell – research in brief, No. 44. Freiburg i. Br. 2013, 24 pp.

  • Last update: 30 November 2016
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