Murphy, Sharon Ann., Alborn, Timothy. (2013). Anglo-American Life Insurance, 1800-1914.
London: Pickering & Chatto.
Murphy, Sharon Ann. (2013). The Myth and Reality of Andrew Jackson's Rise during the Election of 1824.
A Companion to the Era of Andrew Jackson, Blackwell Publishing.
Murphy, Sharon Ann. (2010). Investing in Life: Insurance in Antebellum America.
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Murphy, Sharon Ann. (2008). Selecting Risks in an Anonymous World: The Agency System for Life Insurance in Antebellum America.
Business History Review, Harvard Business School.
Murphy, Sharon Ann. (2005). Securing Human Property: Slavery, Life Insurance, and Industrialization in the Upper South.
Journal of the Early Republic, University of Pennsylvania Press.