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Dr. Gary Maynard received his Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in upstate New York 1n 2013.  He also received two M.A. degrees from Stony Brook in Sociology and Theatre History.  His Ph.D. dissertation was titled Global Youth Smoking, Neo-liberal Trade Policies and World Polity – A Lagged Panel Analysis of Youth Smoking in the Developing World.

His research and teaching interests include:  Quantitative research methods, Sociology of Health, Social Development, Globalization, International Sociology, Mass Media, Gender Studies, and the Sociology of Religion.

This Fall he will be teaching: Introduction to Sociology (Soc 1510), Social Inequality (Soc 3450), and Research Methods (Soc/Anth 3140). 


Selected Peer-Reviewed Articles:

  • 2012. Gary Maynard, Eric J. Shircliff and Michael Restivo. “IMF Structural Adjustment, Public Health Spending, and Tuberculosis.” International Journal of Sociology, 42: 5.
  • 2008. Shandra, John M., Eran Shor, Gary Maynard, and Bruce London. “Debt, Structural Adjustment, and Deforestation: A Cross-National Study.” Journal of World-Systems Research, 14:1-20.