Edmundo Murray studied in Argentina, the United States and Switzerland. PhD literature from University of Zurich (Romanisches Seminar), M.A. University of Geneva. Editor at WTO Publications, the in-house publisher of the World Trade Organization. Author of "Devenir irlandés: Narrativas íntimas de la emigración irlandesa a la Argentina 1844-1912" (Buenos Aires: Eudeba, 2004), which has been published in English as "Becoming Irlandés: Private Narratives of the Irish Emigration to Argentina 1844-1912" (Buenos Aires: L.O.L.A. Literature of Latin America, 2006), and "Becoming gauchos ingleses: Diasporic Models in Irish-Argentine Literature" (Palo Alto: Academica Press, 2009). Advisory Board member of "Ireland and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History" (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2008), and a lecturer and frequent contributor of articles in Irish and Latin American studies. Founding Member of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies, and member of Sociedad Suiza de Estudios Hispánicos and the Société Suisse des Américanistes. Former editor of the open-access publication Irish Migration Studies in Latin America, a journal focusing on relations between Ireland and Latin America. Poet and a short-story writer, published "Poemas Nómades" (1999) and "Taxonomía Fantástica de los Árboles de Buenos Aires" (2000). Married to Estelle Varanguien de Villepin, father of five, lives in Gimel, Switzerland. Currently on sabbatical, Murray is teaching at University of Cape Verde.
- Irish Migration Studies in Latin America
- Coghlan, Eduardo A. Los irlandeses en Argentina: su actuación y descendencia (Buenos Aires, 1987).
- Society for Irish Latin American Studies. About SILAS ([www.irlandeses.org]), cited 21 January 2010.