Christina Murray
Christina Murray
Interim Dean, Faculty of Nursing
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Interim Dean, Faculty of Nursing

BA, BScN (UPEI); RN; MN, PhD (Calgary)

Dr. Christina Murray, BA, RN, PhD is an Associate Professor with the School of Nursing at the University of Prince Edward Island. Christina holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology/Philosophy) and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Prince Edward Island, a Master of Nursing degree from the University of Calgary and a Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) from the University of Calgary. Her nursing practice has been grounded in population health promotion, and community development.

Christina’s research examines family experiences of labor migration and how this impacts the health of individuals, families and communities. She is currently the Principal Investigator for a SSHRC funded project exploring the intergenerational family stories of labor migration in rural Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island. Embracing narrative inquiry as a relational qualitative methodology, Christina believes in working with research participants in ways which stress collaboration and co-participation. She has a keen interest in the use of innovative and arts-based approaches to knowledge translation, aligning research text to visual arts and photography.

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