Western University SociologyFaculty of Social Science
Edward G. Grabb

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Edward G. Grabb, Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Sociology, University of WaterlooFull CV pdf
M.A. Sociology, McGill University
B.A. Sociology and Mathematics, University of Waterloo

 

Research

Dr. Grabb's areas of interest include Canadian and American society, social inequality and stratification, political sociology, race and ethnic relations, methodology and statistics.

Current projects

International differences in civic engagement and political culture, in progress, with Catherine Corrigall-Brown and Steven Weldon


Awards

2010 "Arts in Academics" Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Waterloo

2008 University Students’ Council Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence, University of Western Ontario

2007 University Students’ Council Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence, University of Western Ontario

2006 University Students’ Council Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence, University of Western Ontario

2005 University Students’ Council Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence, University of Western Ontario

2003 University Students’ Council Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence, University of Western Ontario

1996 Teaching Appreciation, Pan-Hellenic Society, University of Western Ontario

1995 Teaching Appreciation, Pan-Hellenic Society, University of Western Ontario

1992 Teaching Appreciation, Pan-Hellenic Society, University of Western Ontario


Recent Publications (Past 5 Years)
>for more see Full CV

Journal Publications, Book Chapters

(forthcoming 2016) “Social Inequality: Theoretical and Conceptual Issues,” General Introduction to Edward Grabb, Monica Hwang, and Jeffrey Reitz (eds.), Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage (6th edition), Toronto: Oxford University Press.

(forthcoming 2016) “Ownership Concentration, Transnational Connections, and State Involvement in the Canadian Economy” (with Monica Hwang) Chapter 1 in Edward Grabb, Monica Hwang, and Jeffrey Reitz (eds.), Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage (6th edition), Toronto: Oxford University Press.

(forthcoming 2016) “What Do Canadians Think About Individualism and Inequality? The Effects of Social Status” (with Monica Hwang) Chapter 23 in Edward Grabb, Monica Hwang, and Jeffrey Reitz (eds.), Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage (6th edition), Toronto: Oxford University Press.

(2013) "The Canada Foundation for Innovation, sociology of knowledge, and the re-engineering of the university" (with Neil Guppy and Clayton Mollica) Canadian Public Policy 39(1):1-19

 


Thesis Supervision (past 5 years)

(2010) Suzanne Ricard (Ph.D.) Sociology, University of Western Ontario, Secondary Thesis Advisor

(2008) Gabrielle Plickert (Ph.D.) Sociology, University of Toronto, External Examiner