Hilary Murphy is a professor of Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne, world first hospitality management school

Dr. Hilary Murphy

LHRC fellow

Full Professor - Marketing

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Nationality: British

Teaching program(s):

Academic level

Ph.D. The University of Wales, UK

Selected publications

Main publications


Hilary Murphy, Ph.D. is a Professor of Digital Marketing, Customer Information Management and Strategic IT at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. Hilary’s current research focuses on IT Issues Digital Marketing, Pedagogy and Technology. Hilary’s research has been published in diverse outlets including Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, International Journal of Hospitality Information Technology, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Information and communication technologies in tourism, Bottomline, Information Technology & Tourism, Hotel Management International. Hilary has won the Best Paper Award, Eurochrie Conference 2009 and IHITA 2013, and the EHL Best Researcher Award in 2012.

Other qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree The University of Strathclyde
  • Scottish Business School
  • Business Administration, Marketing and  Law
  • Diploma Bossier College, Louisiana, USA
  • Louisiana State University, USA
  • Data Processing, grade point average 4.00
  • Postgraduate Diploma The

Research areas

  • Strategic IT, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Reputation Management

Past research

  • Strategic  IT Issues, Digital Marketing, Pedagogy and Technology,

Current research

  • IT Issues, Digital Marketing, Pedagogy and Technology,

Research awards

  • Best Paper Award, EUROCHRIE Conference 2009, EHL Best Researcher Award 2012
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