Garry Gray

RAACWI Post-doctoral Fellow

Dr. Garry Gray was RAACWI's second post-doc fellow. Garry joined the RAACWI community in the spring of 2008 as the Carol McGregor Post-Doctoral Fellow. He worked as a Research Fellow at the Institute for Work & Health, holds a Master's Degree in Criminology, and recently completed his PhD in Sociology at the University of Toronto. He has previously been a Junior Fellow in Criminology and a S. Leonard Syme Fellow in Work & Health. He is also a past recipient of the top graduate article award in the Law & Society Section of the American Sociological Association for his research on the legal right to refuse unsafe work. His current research includes near miss accidents, safety rights, qualitative methods, and regulatory studies. As part of his post-doc, Garry worked in collaboration with other members of RAACWI on the consequences of deeming to injured workers.

Related Research

Gray, G.C., "Neo-liberalism and the Reconfiguration of Individual Responsibility for Risk" (under review).

Gray, G.C., "Near Miss Accidents and the Normalization of Risk: Situated Action, Local Safety Cultures and Unsafe Decision-Making" (under review).

Gray, G.C., "The Near Miss Framework: Increasing our Knowledge of Phenomena by Studying Events that Almost Happened" (under review).

Turner, N., and Gray, G.C. (Forthcoming). Guest Editors of Special Issue: "Socially Constructing Safety," Human Relations.

Gray, G.C. (2006). "Ticketing Health and Safety Offenders: A Socio-Legal Examination of Ticketing in High Risk Firm Initiatives." Policy and Practice in Health and Safety 4(2): 77-93.

Gray, G.C. (2006). "The Regulation of Corporate Violations: Punishment, Compliance, and the Blurring of Responsibility," British Journal of Criminology 46(5): 875-892.

Gray, G.C. (2002). "A Socio-legal Ethnography of the Right to Refuse Dangerous Work." Studies in Law, Politics & Society 24: 133-169.

Gray, G.C., and Easton, M.D. "Health and Safety Legal Consciousness: The Influence of Job Hierarchy on Complaining and Exercising Individual Rights" (under review).

Garry Gray