Professor Andrew Gorman-Murray

Professor Andrew Gorman-Murray

Professor of Geography,
Geography, Tourism & Planning

Biography

Andrew Gorman-Murray is Professor of Geography and Discipline Leader of Geography. Andrew was formerly Leader of the Urban Research Program and Research Theme Champion for Urban Living and Society. Andrew is a social, cultural and political geographer.

Andrew is named as Australia's leading researcher in Gender Studies in The Australian's Top 250 Researchers 2021.

Andrew's research agenda is geographies of justice, encompassing the following areas: (1) gender, sexuality and space; (2) urban and regional transformations with respect to social and cultural diversity; (3) household dynamics with respect to home/work interchange and mobile work; (4) disaster planning and emergency management; (5) health, wellbeing and place; and (6) visual art and geography. Andrew is interested in qualitative, quantitative and visual approaches.

Andrew has published several edited collections:

  • Material Geographies of Household Sustainability (2011, Ashgate, with A/Professor Ruth Lane, Monash University)
  • Sexuality, Rurality, and Geography (2013, Lexington, with Professor Barbara Pini, Griffith University, and A/Professor Lia Bryant, University of South Australia)
  • Masculinities and Place (2014, Ashgate, with Professor Peter Hopkins, University of Newcastle, UK)
  • Queering the Interior (2018, Bloomsbury, with Professor Matt Cook, Birkbeck College London)
  • The Geographies of Digital Sexuality (2019, Palgrave Macmillan, with Professor Catherine J Nash, Brock University)

Andrew's international editorial roles include:

  • Editorial Board, Sustainability
  • Editorial Board, Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography
  • International Advisory Board, ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies
  • Editorial Board, Writing from Below
  • Editorial Board, Revista Latinoamericana de Geografia e Gênero

This information has been contributed by Professor Gorman-Murray.

Qualifications

  • MArt University of New South Wales
  • PhD Macquarie University
  • BA University of New South Wales

Interests

  • Social and Cultural Geography
  • Gender, Sexuality and Space
  • Geographies of Home and Households
  • Mobilities and Place-Making
  • Visual Art and Geography

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Geography, Tourism & Planning

Contact

Email: A.Gorman-Murray@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone:
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Location: EI.G.16
Parramatta

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Teaching

Current Teaching Areas

  • ARCH7006 Urban Planning Placement Project
  • ARCH7014 Health, Wellbeing and Place
  • HUMN1041 People, Place and Social Difference
  • HUMN2018 Cultural and Social Geographies

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 101590 Cultural and Social Geographies, 2015
  • 101590 Cultural and Social Geographies, 2016
  • 101590 Cultural and Social Geographies, 2017
  • 101590 Cultural and Social Geographies, 2018
  • 101590 Cultural and Social Geographies, 2020
  • 101590 Cultural and Social Geographies, 2021
  • 101591 The Economics of Cities and Regions, 2015
  • 102170 People, Place and Social Difference, 2015
  • 102170 People, Place and Social Difference, 2016
  • 102170 People, Place and Social Difference, 2017
  • 102170 People, Place and Social Difference, 2018
  • 102170 People, Place and Social Difference, 2020
  • 102170 People, Place and Social Difference, 2021
  • 102604 Urban Planning Placement Project, 2020
  • 102604 Urban Planning Placement Project, 2021
  • 102769 Health, Wellbeing and Place, 2020
  • 102769 Health, Wellbeing and Place, 2021

Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Dominey-Howes, D., McKinnon, S., Gorman-Murray, A. and Eriksen, C. (2022), 'Sexual and gender minorities in disasters', Routledge Handbook of Environmental Hazards and Society, Routledge 9780367427146.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2021), 'Picturing dis/comforting geographies : place, punctum and photography', Geographies of Comfort, Routledge 9781472454027.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Nash, C. (2021), 'Recovering the gay village : a comparative historical geography of urban change and planning in Toronto and Sydney', The Life and Afterlife of Gay Neighborhoods: Renaissance and Resurgence, Springer 9783030660727.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Nash, C. (2019), 'Queer suburbs : (sub)urban spaces and sexualities in the Global North', Routledge Companion to the Suburbs, Routledge 9781138290235.
  • Nash, C., Maguire, H. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2019), 'LGBTQ communities, public space and urban movement : towards mobility justice in the contemporary city', Mobilities, Mobility Justice and Social Justice, Routledge 9780815377030.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2019), 'Material conditions in the post-human city', Non-Representational Theory and the Creative Arts, Palgrave Macmillan 9789811357480.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2019), 'Introduction [in The Geographies of Digital Sexuality]', The Geographies of Digital Sexuality, Palgrave Macmillan 9789811368752.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2019), 'Queer mobilities and new spatial media', The Geographies of Digital Sexuality, Palgrave Macmillan 9789811368752.
  • Nash, C., Gorman-Murray, A. and Browne, K. (2019), 'LGBT families and "motherless" children : tracking heteronormative resistances in Canada, Australia, and Ireland', Maternal Geographies: Mothering In and Out of Place, Demeter Press 9781772582000.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2019), 'LGBT place management : representative politics and Toronto's gay village', Queering Representation: LGBTQ People and Electoral Politics in Canada, University of British Columbia Press 9780774861816.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2018), 'An artist-geographer's lens', Public Art Encounters: Art, Space and Identity, Routledge 9781472468796.
  • Cook, M. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2018), 'Introduction ', Queering the Interior, Bloomsbury 9781474262200.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2018), ''Thrown-togetherness' : queering the interior in visual perspectives', Queering the Interior, Bloomsbury 9781474262200.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and McKinnon, S. (2018), ''Does it matter?' : relocating fragments of queer heritage in post-earthquake Christchurch', Gender and Heritage: Performance, Place and Politics, Routledge 9781138208162.
  • Hubbard, P., Gorman-Murray, A. and Nash, C. (2017), 'Sex and the city : sexuality and urban order/disorder', A Research Agenda for Cities, Edward Elgar 9781785363412.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2017), 'Que(e)rying homonormativity : the everyday politics of lesbian and gay homemaking', Sexuality and Gender at Home: Experience, Politics, Transgression, Bloomsbury Academic 9781474239622.
  • McKinnon, S. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2016), 'Sexuality', Identity and Belonging, Palgrave Macmillan 9781137334923.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Nash, C. (2016), 'Mobile sexualities : section introduction', Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and Sexualities, Routledge 9781472455482.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Nash, C. (2016), 'LGBT communities, identities, and the politics of mobility : moving from visibility to recognition in contemporary urban landscapes', Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and Sexualities, Routledge 9781472455482.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2016), 'Digital sexualities : section introduction', Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and Sexualities, Routledge 9781472455482.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2016), 'Digital technologies and sexualities in urban space', Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and Sexualities, Routledge 9781472455482.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., McKinnon, S. and Dominey-Howes, D. (2016), 'Masculinity, sexuality and disaster : unpacking gendered LGBT experiences in the 2011 Brisbane floods in Queensland, Australia', Men, Masculinities and Disaster, Routledge 9781138934177.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2016), 'Gay gentrification', The Sage Encyclopaedia of LGBTQ Studies, Sage 9781483371306.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2016), 'Gayborhoods', The Sage Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies, Sage 9781483371306.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2015), 'Lesbian spaces in transition : insights from Toronto and Sydney', Planning and LGBTQ Communities: The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces, Routledge 9781138798168.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and McKinnon, S. (2015), 'Queer geography', International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Volume 19, Elsevier 9780080970868.
  • Hubbard, P., Gorman-Murray, A. and Nash, C. (2015), 'Cities and sexualities', Handbook of the Sociology of Sexualities, Springer 9783319173405.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2015), 'Men at life's work : structural transformation, inertial heteronormativity, and crisis', Precarious Worlds: Contested Geographies of Social Reproduction, University of Georgia Press 9780820348810.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Nash, C. (2014), 'Queering religion, religious queers : a geographical commentary', Queering Religion, Religious Queers, Routledge 9780415843881.
  • Prior, J. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2014), 'Housing sex within the city : the placement of sex services beyond respectable domesticity?', (Sub)Urban Sexscapes: Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry, Routledge 9780415855280.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2014), 'Materiality, masculinity and the home : men and interior design', Masculinities and Place, Ashgate 9781472409799.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Hopkins, P. (2014), 'Masculinities and place', Masculinities and Place, Ashgate 9781472409799.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Pini, B. and Bryant, L. (2013), 'Introduction : geographies of ruralities and sexualities', Sexuality, Rurality and Geography, Lexington Books 9780739169360.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2013), 'Documenting lesbian and gay lives in rural Australia', Sexuality, Rurality and Geography, Lexington Books 9780739169360.
  • Pini, B., Bryant, L. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2013), 'Conclusion : sexuality, rurality, and geography', Sexuality, Rurality and Geography, Lexington Books 9780739169360.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2013), 'Liminal subjects, marginal spaces and material legacies : older gay men, home and belonging', Queer Presences and Absences, Palgrave Macmillan 9780230302549.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2012), 'Meanings of home : gender dimensions', International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Elsevier 9780080471631.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2012), 'Experiencing home : sexuality', International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Elsevier 9780080471631.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Brennan-Horley, C. (2011), 'The Geography of Same-Sex Families in Australia: Implications for Regulatory Regimes', Current Trends in the Regulation of Same-Sex Relationships, Federation Press 9781862878334.
  • Lane, R. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2011), 'Introduction: material geographies of household sustainability', Material Geographies of Household Sustainability, Ashgate 9781409408154.
  • Lane, R. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2011), 'Conclusion: tackling the 'missing scale' in environmental policy', Material Geographies of Household Sustainability, Ashgate 9781409408154.
  • Waitt, G. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2011), 'ChillOut: a festival 'out' in the country', Festival Places: Revitalising Rural Australia, Channel View Publications Ltd 9781845411664.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2011), 'Queerying Planning in Australia: The Problems and Possibilities of Multiscalar Governance for LGBT Sexual Minorities', Queerying Planning Challenging Heteronormative Assumptions and Reframing Planning Practice, Ashgate 9781409428152.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Johnston, L. and Waitt, G. (2010), 'Queer(ing) communication in research relationships: a conversation about subjectivities, methodologies and ethics', Queering Methods and Methodologies: Intersecting Queer Theory and Social Science Research, Ashgate 9780754678434.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2006), 'Queering home, domesticating deviance', Home, Routledge 9780415332743.

Journal Articles

  • Straughan, E., Bissell, D. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2022), 'Floating life : mobility, passivity, detachment', Emotion, Space and Society, vol 43 .
  • Nash, C., Gorman-Murray, A. and Browne, K. (2021), 'Geographies of intransigence : freedom of speech and heteroactivist resistances in Canada, Great Britain and Australia', Social and Cultural Geography, vol 22, no 7 , pp 979 - 999.
  • Bergan, T., Gorman-Murray, A. and Power, E. (2021), 'Coliving housing : home cultures of precarity for the new creative class', Social and Cultural Geography, vol 22, no 9 , pp 1204 - 1222.
  • Straughan, E., Bissell, D. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2021), 'Friends disconnected : how mobile work transforms friendships through absence and presence', Area, vol 53, no 1 , pp 13 - 20.
  • Grant, R., Gorman-Murray, A. and Walker, B. (2021), 'The spatial impacts of COVID-19 restrictions on LGBTIQ wellbeing, visibility, and belonging in Tasmania, Australia', Journal of Homosexuality, vol 68, no 4 , pp 647 - 662.
  • Straughan, E., Bissell, D. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2020), 'Exhausting rhythms : the intimate geopolitics of resource extraction', Cultural Geographies, vol 27, no 2 , pp 201 - 216.
  • Bissell, D. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2020), 'Mobile dwelling', Applied Mobilities, vol 5, no 1 , pp 1 - 5.
  • Straughan, E., Bissell, D. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2020), 'The politics of stuckness : waiting lives in mobile worlds', Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, vol 38, no 4 , pp 636 - 655.
  • Bissell, D., Straughan, E. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2020), 'Losing touch with people and place : labor mobilities, desensitized bodies, disconnected lives', Annals of the American Association of Geographers, vol 110, no 6 , pp 1891 - 1906.
  • Prior, J., Gorman-Murray, A., McIntyre, E., Connon, I., Adams, J. and Madden, B. (2019), 'A geography of residents' worry about the disruptive effects of contaminated sites', Geographical Research, vol 57, no 1 , pp 52 - 66.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Baganz, E. (2019), 'Geographies of gender and sexuality in Australia, from 1994 to 2018', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 26, no 7-9 , pp 945 - 955.
  • Bissell, D. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2019), 'Disoriented geographies : undoing relations, encountering limits', Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, vol 44, no 4 , pp 707 - 720.
  • Forrest, J., Gorman-Murray, A. and Siciliano, F. (2019), 'The geography of same-sex couples and families in Australia : an empirical review', Australian Geographer, vol 50, no 4 , pp 493 - 509.
  • Hopkins, P. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2019), 'Masculinities and geography, moving forward : men's bodies, emotions and spiritualities', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 26, no 3 , pp 301 - 314.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2019), 'Materiality and masculinity : 'ordinary' men and interior design', Architecture Ireland, vol 307 , pp 33 - 36.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., McKinnon, S., Dominey-Howes, D., Nash, C. and Bolton, R. (2018), 'Listening and learning : giving voice to trans experiences of disasters', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 25, no 2 , pp 166 - 187.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Kamp, A. and McKinnon, S. (2018), 'Guest editorial : historical geographies down under', Australian Geographer, vol 49, no 1 , pp 1 - 3.
  • Brickell, C., Gorman-Murray, A. and Jong, A. (2018), 'Queer trans-Tasman mobility, then and now', Australian Geographer, vol 49, no 1 , pp 167 - 184.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Hopkins, P. (2018), 'Andrew Gorman-Murray and Peter Hopkins in conversation : reflections on masculinities and sexualities research on GPC's 25th anniversary', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 25, no 3 , pp 317 - 324.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Bissell, D. (2018), 'Mobile work, multilocal dwelling and spaces of wellbeing', Health and Place, vol 51 , pp 232 - 238.
  • Dominey-Howes, D., Gorman-Murray, A. and McKinnon, S. (2018), 'On the disaster experiences of sexual and gender (LGBTI) minorities : insights to support inclusive disaster risk reduction policy and practice', Australian Journal of Emergency Management, vol Monograph No. 3 , pp 60 - 68.
  • Parkinson, D., Duncan, A., Archer, F., Dominey-Howes, D., Gorman-Murray, A. and McKinnon, S. (2018), 'Introducing new national Gender and Emergency Management (GEM) Guidelines to support more inclusive disaster risk reduction work', Australian Journal of Emergency Management, vol Monograph 3 , pp 28 - 30.
  • Browne, K., Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2018), 'Geographies of heteroactivism : resisting sexual rights in the reconstitution of Irish nationhood', Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, vol 43, no 4 , pp 526 - 539.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Morris, S., Keppel, J., McKinnon, S. and Dominey-Howes, D. (2017), 'Problems and possibilities on the margins : LGBT experiences in the 2011 Queensland floods', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 24, no 1 , pp 37 - 51.
  • McKinnon, S., Gorman-Murray, A. and Dominey-Howes, D. (2017), 'Disasters, queer narratives, and the news : how are LGBTI disaster experiences reported by the mainstream and LGBTI media?', Journal of Homosexuality, vol 64, no 1 , pp 122 - 144.
  • Gaillard, J., Sanz, K., Balgos, B., Dalisay, S., Gorman-Murray, A., Smith, F. and Toelupe, V. (2017), 'Beyond men and women : a critical perspective on gender and disaster', Disasters, vol 41, no 3 , pp 429 - 447.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Nash, C. (2017), 'Transformations in LGBT consumer landscapes and leisure spaces in the neoliberal city', Urban Studies, vol 54, no 3 , pp 786 - 805.
  • Hubbard, P., Collins, A. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2017), 'Sex, consumption and commerce in the contemporary city', Urban Studies, vol 54, no 3 , pp 567 - 581.
  • McKinnon, S., Gorman-Murray, A. and Dominey-Howes, D. (2017), 'Remembering an epidemic during a disaster: memories of HIV/AIDS, gay male identities and the experience of recent disasters in Australia and New Zealand', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 24, no 1 , pp 52 - 63.
  • Gaillard, J., Gorman-Murray, A. and Fordham, M. (2017), 'Sexual and gender minorities in disaster', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 24, no 1 , pp 18 - 26.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2017), 'Embodied emotions in the geographies of sexualities', Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, vol 108, no 3 , pp 356 - 360.
  • McKinnon, S., Waitt, G. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2017), 'The Safe Schools Program and young people's sexed and gendered geographies', Australian Geographer, vol 48, no 2 , pp 145 - 152.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2017), 'Caring about male caregiving : spaces, subjectivities and regendering care', Dialogues in Human Geography, vol 7, no 1 , pp 74 - 78.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Brickell, C. (2017), 'Over the ditch : queer mobilities at the nexus of art, geography and history', ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, vol 16 , pp 576 - 604.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2017), 'Sexualities, subjectivities and urban spaces : a case for assemblage thinking', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 24, no 11 , pp 1521 - 1529.
  • Dominey-Howes, D., Gorman-Murray, A. and McKinnon, S. (2016), 'Emergency management response and recovery plans in relation to sexual and gender minorities in New South Wales, Australia', International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol 16 , pp 1 - 11.
  • McKinnon, S., Gorman-Murray, A. and Dominey-Howes, D. (2016), ''The greatest loss was a loss of our history': natural disasters, marginalised identities and sites of memory', Social and Cultural Geography, vol 17, no 8 , pp 1120 - 1139.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2015), 'Twentysomethings and twentagers : subjectivities, spaces, and young men at home', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 22, no 3 , pp 422 - 439.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2015), 'Lesbians in the city : mobilities and relational geographies', Journal of Lesbian Studies, vol 19, no 2 , pp 173 - 191.
  • Pilkey, B., Scicluna, R. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2015), 'Alternative domesticities : a cross-disciplinary approach to home and sexuality', Home Cultures, vol 12, no 2 , pp 127 - 138.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2015), 'Recovering the gay village : a comparative historical geography of urban change and planning in Toronto and Sydney', Historical Geography, vol 43 , pp 84 - 105.
  • Nash, C. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2014), 'LGBT neighbourhoods and 'new mobilities' : towards understanding transformations in sexual and gendered urban landscapes', International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, vol 38, no 3 , pp 756 - 772.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., McKinnon, S. and Dominey-Howes, D. (2014), 'Queer domicide : LGBT displacement and home loss in natural disaster impact, response, and recovery', Home Cultures: The Journal of Architecture, Design and Domestic Space, vol 11, no 2 , pp 237 - 261.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Morris, S., Keppel, J., McKinnon, S. and Dominey-Howes, D. (2014), 'The LGBTI community in the 2011 Queensland floods : marginality, vulnerability and resilience', LES Online: Digital Journal on Lesbian Studies, vol 6, no 1 , pp 4 - 20.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Nash, C. (2014), 'Mobile places, relational spaces : conceptualizing change in Sydney's LGBTQ neighborhoods', Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, vol 32, no 4 , pp 622 - 641.
  • Dominey-Howes, D., Gorman-Murray, A. and McKinnon, S. (2014), 'Queering disasters : on the need to account for LGBTI experiences in natural disaster contexts', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 21, no 7 , pp 905 - 918.
  • Sharpe, S. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2013), 'Special issue : bodies in place, bodies displaced', Geographical Research, vol 51, no 2 , pp 115 - 119.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2013), 'Urban homebodies : embodiment, masculinity, and domesticity in Inner Sydney', Geographical Research, vol 51, no 2 , pp 137 - 144.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2013), 'Straight-gay friendships : relational masculinities and equalities landscapes in Sydney, Australia', Geoforum, vol 49 , pp 214 - 223.
  • Dowling, R., Gorman-Murray, A., Power, E. and Luzia, K. (2012), 'Critical reflections on doctoral research and supervision in human geography : the 'PhD by publication'', Journal of Geography in Higher Education, vol 36, no 2 , pp 293 - 305.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Waitt, G. and Gibson, C. (2012), 'Chilling out in 'cosmopolitan country' : urban/rural hybridity and the construction of Daylesford as a 'lesbian and gay rural idyll'', Journal of Rural Studies, vol 28, no 1 , pp 69 - 79.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2012), 'Queer politics at home : gay men's management of the public/private boundary', New Zealand Geographer, vol 68, no 2 , pp 111 - 120.
  • de Vet, E., Waitt, G. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2012), ''How dare you say that about my friend' : negotiating disability and identity within Australian high schools', Australian Geographer, vol 43, no 4 , pp 377 - 391.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Morrison, C. (2012), 'Revisiting geographies of sexuality and gender Down Under', New Zealand Geographer, vol 68, no 2 , pp 77 - 80.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2011), ''This is disco-wonderland!' Gender, sexuality and the limits of gay domesticity on The Block', Social and Cultural Geography, vol 12, no 5 , pp 435 - 453.
  • Waitt, G. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2011), 'Journeys and Returns: Home, Life Narratives and Remapping Sexuality in a Regional City', International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, vol 35, no 6 , pp 1239 - 1255.
  • Waitt, G. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2011), ''It's About Time You Came Out': Sexualities, Mobility and Home', Antipode, vol 43, no 4 , pp 1380 - 1403.
  • Waitt, G., Loretta, J. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2011), ''The guys in there just expect to be laid': embodied and gendered socio-spatial practices of a night-out in Australia', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 18, no 2 , pp 255 - 275.
  • Duffy, M., Waitt, G., Gorman-Murray, A. and Gibson, C. (2011), 'Bodily rhythms: corporeal capacities to engage with festival spaces', Emotion, Space and Society, vol 4, no 1 , pp 17 - 24.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2011), 'Economic crises and emotional fallout: Work, home and men's senses of belonging in post-GFC Sydney', Emotion, Space and Society, vol 4, no 4 , pp 211 - 220.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2010), 'An Australian feeling for snow : towards understanding cultural and emotional dimensions of climate change', Cultural Studies Review, vol 16, no 1 , pp 60 - 81.
  • Evers, C., Gorman-Murray, A. and Potter, E. (2010), 'Doing rural cultural studies', Cultural Studies Review, vol 16, no 1 , pp 3 - 9.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Brennan-Horley, C., McLean, K., Waitt, G. and Gibson, C. (2010), 'Mapping same-sex couple family households in Australia', Journal of Maps, , pp 382 - 392.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2009), 'Intimate mobilities : emotional embodiment and queer migration', Social and Cultural Geography, vol 10, no 4 , pp 441 - 460.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2009), 'What's the meaning of ChillOut? : rural/urban difference and the cultural significance of Australia's largest rural GLBTQ festival', Rural Society, vol 19, no 1 , pp 71 - 86.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Waitt, G. (2009), 'Queer-friendly neighbourhoods : interrogating social cohesion across sexual difference in two Australian neighbourhoods', Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, vol 41, no 12 , pp 2855 - 2873.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Waitt, G. (2009), 'Climate and culture', M/C Journal, vol 12, no 4 .
  • Brickell, C., Seymor, M., Callister, S., Gorman-Murray, A. and Aldrich, R. (2009), 'Mates and lovers : a history of gay New Zealand', New Zealand Sociology, vol 24, no 1 , pp 64 - 77.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2008), 'Queering the family home : narratives from gay, lesbian and bisexual youth coming out in supportive family homes in Australia', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 15, no 1 , pp 31 - 44.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2008), 'Reconciling self : gay men and lesbians using domestic materiality for identity management', Social and Cultural Geography, vol 9, no 3 , pp 283 - 301.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2008), 'So, where is queer? : a critical geography of queer exhibitions in Australia', Museums and Social Issues, vol 3, no 1 , pp 67 - 80.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Waitt, G. and Gibson, C. (2008), 'A queer country? : a case study of the politics of gay/lesbian belonging in an Australian country town', Australian Geographer, vol 39, no 2 , pp 171 - 191.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2008), 'Masculinity and the home : a critical review and conceptual framework', Australian Geographer, vol 39, no 3 , pp 367 - 379.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Waitt, G. and Johnston, L. (2008), 'Geographies of sexuality and gender 'down under'', Australian Geographer, vol 39, no 3 , pp 235 - 246.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Darian-Smith, K. and Gibson, C. (2008), 'Scaling the rural : reflections on rural cultural studies', Australian Humanities Review, vol 45 , pp 37 - 52.
  • Carter, D., Darian-Smith, K. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2008), 'Rural cultural studies : introduction', Australian Humanities Review, vol 45 , pp 27 - 36.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2008), 'Country', M/C Journal, vol 11, no 5 .
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2008), 'Before and after climate change : the snow country in Australian imaginaries', M/C Journal, vol 11, no 5 .
  • Waitt, G., Markwell, K. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2008), 'Challenging heteronormativity in tourism studies : locating progress', Progress in Human Geography, vol 32, no 6 , pp 781 - 800.
  • Waitt, G. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2008), 'Camp in the country : renegotiating sexuality and gender through a rural lesbian and gay festival', Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, vol 6, no 3 , pp 185 - 207.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2007), 'Rethinking queer migration through the body', Social and Cultural Geography, vol 8, no 1 , pp 105 - 121.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2007), 'Reconfiguring domestic values: meanings of home for gay men and lesbians', Housing, Theory and Society, vol 24, no 3 , pp 229 - 246.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2007), 'New perspectives on the public power and political significance of home', Australian Geographer, vol 38, no 1 , pp 133 - 143.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2007), 'Contesting domestic ideals: queering the Australian home', Australian Geographer, vol 38, no 2 , pp 195 - 213.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2007), 'Sexy stories: using autobiography in geographies of sexuality', Qualitative Research Journal, vol 7, no 1 , pp 3 - 25.
  • Waitt, G. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2007), 'Homemaking and mature-age gay men 'down under': paradox, intimacy, subjectivities, spatialities, and scale', Gender, Place and Culture, vol 14, no 5 , pp 569 - 584.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Dowling, R. (2007), 'Home', M/C Journal, vol 10, no 4 .
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Waitt, G. and Gibson, C. (2007), 'Interrogating the politics of gay/lesbian belonging in an Australian country town: a case study of Daylesford, Victoria, and local responses to the ChillOut Festival', Papers and Proceedings of Applied Geography Conferences, vol 30 , pp 236 - 246.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2006), 'Homeboys: uses of home by gay Australian men', Social and Cultural Geography, vol 7, no 1 , pp 53 - 69.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2006), 'Queering home or domesticating deviance? Interrogating gay domesticity through lifestyle television', International Journal of Cultural Studies, vol 9, no 2 , pp 227 - 247.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2006), 'Gay and lesbian couples at home: identity work in domestic space', Home Cultures, vol 3, no 2 , pp 145 - 168.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2006), 'Imagining King Street in the gay/lesbian media', M/C Journal, vol 9, no 3 .
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2004), 'Gay and lesbian public history in Australia', Public History Review, vol 11 , pp 8 - 38.

Conference Papers

  • Gorman-Murray, A. and Bissell, D. (2020), 'Women 'working away' from home in Australia', Gender and Sexuality at Work: A Multidisciplinary Research and Engagement Conference, University of Melbourne.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2010), 'Materialising masculinity: men and interior design', Interior Spaces in Other Places: IDEA (Interior Design/Interior Architecture Educators Association) Symposium, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2007), 'Reconciling self: gay men and lesbians using domestic materiality for identity management', Queer Spaces: Centres and Peripheries, UTS.
  • Gorman-Murray, A., Waitt, G. and Gibson, C. (2007), 'Chilling out in the country? Interrogating Daylesford as a 'gay/lesbian rural idyll'', Queer Spaces: Centres and Peripheries - Conference Proceedings, UTS.
  • Waitt, G. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2007), 'Provincial paradoxes: 'at home' with older gay men in a provincial town of the Antipodes', Queer Spaces: Centres and Peripheries - Conference Proceedings, UTS.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2006), 'Domestic space as contested terrain: queering the Australian home', Contested Terrains: Proceedings of the XXIII Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, SAHANZ 2006, Fremantle.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2006), 'Gay/lesbian identity work at home', TASA 2006 Conference Proceedings: Sociology for a Mobile World, St. Lucia.
  • Waitt, G. and Gorman-Murray, A. (2006), 'Places of reconciliation: gay, lesbian and transgender place-based belongings in a regional Australian centre', TASA 2006 Conference Proceedings: Sociology for a Mobile World, St. Lucia.
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2005), ''Im lucky to have parents like mine': gay, lesbian and bisexual youth coming out in supportive family homes', TASA 2005 Conference Proceedings: Community, Place and Change, St. Lucia..
  • Gorman-Murray, A. (2005), ''The boys' on The Block: gay domesticity versus the family home on lifestyle television', TASA 2005 Conference Proceedings: Community, Place and Change, St. Lucia.

Exhibitions

  • 2015, 'Material Conditions in the Post-Human City'
  • 2014, 'Over the Ditch'

Other Publications

  • 2020, 'Living Apart Together: How Working Away Affects Individuals, Households and Wellbeing', Report
  • 2016, 'Thrown-togetherness, 2015 : exegesis', Published Work

Andrew's research agenda is geographies of justice, encompassing the following areas: (1) gender, sexuality and space; (2) urban and regional transformations with respect to social and cultural diversity; (3) household dynamics with respect to home/work interchange and mobile work; (4) disaster planning and emergency management; (5) health, wellbeing and place; and (6) visual art and geography. Andrew is interested in qualitative, quantitative and visual approaches.

Andrew has been a Chief Investigator on multiple Australian Research Council Discovery Projects: 

  • Men on the home front: spatialities of domesticity and masculinity (DP0986666, 2009-2011)
  • Queering disasters in the Antipodes: investigating the experiences of LGBTI people in natural disasters (DP130102658, 2013-15, with Professor Dale Dominey-Howes, University of Sydney)
  • Living apart together: how mobile work is transforming Australian homes (DP160103771, 2016-18, with A/Professor David Bissell, Dr Elizabeth Straughan, University of Melbourne)
  • How the digital remote working revolution is transforming Australian homes (DP220102908, 2022-24, with A/Professor David Bissell, Dr Elizabeth Straughan, University of Melbourne)

Andrew has been an international collaborator on a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Grant:

  • Resisting recognition: transnational oppositions to LGBT inclusions in Canada, Great Britain and Australia (435-2015-0071, 2016-19, with Professor Catherine J Nash, Brock University, Professor Kath Browne, University College Dublin)

This information has been contributed by Professor Gorman-Murray.

Current Projects

Title: Queering Suburbia: Safety, Health, Wellbeing and Making Space for LGBTQI+ People
Funder:
  • Maridulu Budyari Gumal
Western Researchers: Andrew Gorman-Murray
Years: 2021-10-25 - 2022-10-24
ID: P00027582
Title: How the digital remote working revolution is transforming Australian homes [Via UMelb]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Andrew Gorman-Murray
Years: 2022-02-01 - 2025-01-31
ID: P00027127

Previous Projects

Title: Queering disasters in the Antipodes: investigating the experiences of LGBTI people in natural disasters
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Andrew Gorman-Murray
Years: 2013-05-30 - 2016-12-31
ID: P00020832
Title: LGBT neighbourhoods in transition: urban and political change in Sydney and Toronto
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Andrew Gorman-Murray
Years: 2012-11-13 - 2013-11-12
ID: P00021166
Title: University Partnership: Safety and Crime Prevention in Parramatta LGA
Funder:
  • City of Parramatta Council
Western Researchers: Cameron Mcauliffe, Andrew Gorman-Murray and Ana Rodas
Years: 2016-06-16 - 2020-08-28
ID: P00023177
Title: Living apart together: how mobile work is transforming Australian homes [via UNI MELB
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Andrew Gorman-Murray
Years: 2016-05-25 - 2020-10-30
ID: P00022965
Title: Men on the home front: spatialities of domesticity and masculinity
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Andrew Gorman-Murray
Years: 2011-07-18 - 2012-09-05
ID: P00020479
Title: Queering disasters in the Antipodes: LGBTI experiences of vulnerability and resilience in natural disasters contexts in Australia and New Zealand , 2011
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Andrew Gorman-Murray
Years: 2012-03-02 - 2013-09-30
ID: P00020570

Supervision

Professor Gorman-Murray is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Making place with technological infrastructures: digital inequalities in the Aerotropolis
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Men Migration and the Divisions of Domestic Work
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Migration and settlement, transnationalism, integration, identity and belonging
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Consuming Master-Planned Estates in Australia: Political, Social, Cultural and Economic Factors
Field of Research: Society And Culture; Management And Commerce, N.e.c.; Other Society And Culture; Urban Design And Regional Planning
Thesis Title: Valuing Diversity in Urban Renewal: Who Values, Seeks and Consumes Diversity in Australia
Field of Research: Urban Design And Regional Planning
Thesis Title: Examining Intimate Infrastructures: Identity Work and a Sense of Community within Grindr
Field of Research: Studies In Human Society, N.e.c.

Media

Title: Home, Mobility and LGBTQ+ People
Description: The Home-Migration Nexus: Homing Interview #61, Andrew Gorman-Murray interviewed by Paolo Boccagni, 1 August 2022
Title: The Australian's Research Magazine Takes a Deep Dive into Research
Description: Paul Dodd and Tim McCarthy, The Australian, 10 November 2021
Title: LGBT Community Absent in Oxford Street Revitalisation Plan
Description: Douglas Magaletti, Star Observer, 3 October 2021
Title: Queering Home
Description: MoDA Museum 'That Feels Like Home', Season 3, Episode 1, 20 September 2021
Title: Sydney World Pride 2023 Plans to Reinvigorate Oxford Street
Description: Jasmine Pirovic, Star Observer, 24 July 2021
Title: Renewed Calls From Community For A Queer Museum On Sydney's Oxford Street
Description: Elise Papaioannou, Star Observer, 16 July 2021
Title: The Changing Identity of Oxford Street
Description: Elise Papaioannou, Star Observer, 19 July 2021
Title: The Changing Identity of Oxford Street
Description: Elise Papaioannou, Star Observer, July 2021, p. 11
Title: Queer Sydney and Melbourne: A tale of two cities
Description: Lawrence Gibbons, Star Observer, 6 July 2021
Title: Report highlights wellbeing challenges for Australia's mobile workers
Description: Mirage News, 18 August 2020
Title: Report highlights wellbeing challenges for Australia's mobile workers
Description: The National Tribune, 18 August 2020
Title: How Working Away is Changing Home
Description: David Bissell, Libby Straughan and Andrew Gorman-Murray, Pursuit, 18 August 2020
Title: LGBTI Experiences of Disasters in the Antipodes
Description: The Gender Security Project, 22 November 2019
Title: The impact of mobile work on partners and families in Australia
Description: Katie Burton, Geographical Magazine, 16 April 2019
Title: Study shows emotional toll for families of highly mobile workers
Description: Mandy Garner, Working Mums, 11 April 2019
Title: Diversity in Disasters Issues Paper
Description: Alyssa Duncan, Debra Parkinson and Emma Keech, GAD Pod, January 2018
Title: National Gender and Emergency Management Guidelines
Description: Gender and Disaster Pod, 2018
Title: New Zealand experience shows same-sex marriage could provide huge economic boost for Australia
Description: The Conversation, 21 November 2017; ABC Online, 21 November 2017
Title: Not all gay men are interiors experts
Description: Lee Suckling, Stuff, 9 August 2017
Title: Housing and Home Unbound: from conference session to edited collection
Description: Nicole Cook, Conversations with AUSCCER (Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research
Title: High rents and falling patronage force many gay bars to close
Description: Sue Williams, Commercial Real Estate, 17 July 2017
Title: How our parents relationship to property impacts our own
Description: Linda Moon, Domain, 5 July 2017
Title: What will the future hold for Oxford Street, Sydney s gay precinct?
Description: Michael Koziol, Sydney Morning Herald (News Review), 28 February 2015, pp. 32-33
Title: Urban Systems: Assemblage and Affect
Description: Sydney Art Month, March 2015
Title: Art-Geography Collaborations: On Islands Eramboo
Description: Anna de Jong, Conversations with AUSCCER (Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research)

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