Maureen Murphy Fricker

NameMaureen Murphy-Fricker
School School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - International Business Management
  • Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)
Academic and Professional Designations​MA, Sociology
Title ​Professor
Courses Taught
  • ​CLTR72000 - World Cultures
  • SOC71250 - Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC71500 - Group Dynamics
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • ​World cultures
  • Aging and wellness
  • Social problems
  • Labour relations
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • ​29 years as post-secondary professor
  • 8 years of experience in hospitality industry
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • ​Published, Older Adults as Volunteers in Thunder Bay, Research Report Series #40 published by Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies
  • Reviewer, Common Ground Research Networks (Feb. 2019). “Working vs. Becoming a Societal Burden after Retirement: Demographical Analyses of Industrial Workers in Thailand” Organizational Studies Journal Collection
  • Reviewer, Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE). (April 2016). “Theorizing College Governance across Epistemic Differences: Awareness Contexts of College Administrators and Faculty. Journal of Higher Education, Issue 46(1), Special Issue
Additional InformationMaureen enjoys creating experiential learning and critical thinking opportunities for students. She has engaged in a number of community and workplace advocacy initiatives.