I joined the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph in 1994. I have an undergraduate degree in Social Anthropology/Latin American Studies, a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies and a PhD in Sociology. The interdisciplinary nature of my studies, which...
Bill O’Grady received his B.A. and M.A. in Sociology from Carleton University, and his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Toronto. Professor O’Grady has just completed a research project in Toronto that examined the enforcement activities of the Ontario Safe Streets Act in relation to homeless youth. Currently, with the John Howard Society of Onatio, he is working on a SSHRC funded project on inmate re-integration in Canada. He is a member of the Canadian Homeless Research Network and an advisory member of Raising the Roof’s Advisory Board of Youth Works.
2011 O'Grady, Bill, Stephen Gaetz & Kristy Buccieri. Can I See Your ID? The Policing of Youth Homelessness in Toronto. (Toronto: JFCY & The Homeless Hub). 93 pages.
2011 O’Grady, William. Crime in Canadian Context: debates and controversies.Toronto: Oxford University Press (2nd Edition).
2010 Stephen Gaetz and Bill O’Grady “Surviving Crime and Violence: Street Youth and Victimization in Toronto,” Justice for Children and Youth (90 pages).
2010 William O’Grady, Patrick F. Parnaby and Justin Schikschneit “Guns, Gangs, and the Underclass: A Constructionist Analysis of Gun Violence in a Toronto High School,” Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Vol. 55 (1) pp. 55-77.
2009 Bill O’Grady and Stephen Gaetz. “Street Survival: A Gendered Analysis of Youth Homelessness in Toronto.” In:Hulchanski, J. David; Campsie, Philippa; Chau, Shirley; Hwang, Stephen; Paradis, Emily (eds.) Finding Home: Policy Options forAddressing Homelessness in Canada(e-book), Chapter 3.4. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto. www.homelesshub.ca/FindingHome
2009 Stephen Gaetz and Bill O’Grady. “Homelessness, Incarceration, and the Challenge of Effective Discharge Planning: A Canadian Case.” In: Hulchanski, J. David; Campsie, Philippa; Chau, Shirley; Hwang, Stephen; Paradis, Emily (eds.) Finding Home: Policy Options for Addressing Homelessness in Canada(e-book), Chapter 7.3. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto. www.homelesshub.ca/FindingHome .
2007 O’Grady, William. Crime in Canadian Context: Debates and Controversies. Toronto: Oxford University Press (221 pages).
2006 Keenan, Caroline, Vicky Maldonado and Bill O’Grady “Working the Streets: an International Comparative Analysis of Income Generation among Street Youth,” Canadian Review of Social Policy. # 58 pp 25-42.
2006 Stephen Gaetz and Bill O’Grady The Missing Link: Discharge Planning, Incarceration and Homelessness. Toronto: John Howard Society of Ontario (116 pages)
2004 Lisa J. Byers, Ken S. Menzies, and William L. O’Grady "The Impact of Computer Variables on the Viewing and Sending of Sexually Explicit Material on the Internet: Testing Cooper’s “Triple-A Engine.”The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality (13) 157-169.
2004 O’Grady, Bill and Stephen Gaetz “Homelessness, Gender and Subsistence: the case of Toronto Street Youth” Journal of Youth Studies 7. (4) pp 397-416.
2004 Stephen Gaetz and Bill O’Grady “Work on the Streets,” in David Levinson (ed.) Encyclopedia of Homelessness. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
2003 O’Grady, Bill and Carolyn Greene “A Social and Economic Impact Study of the Ontario Safe Streets Act on Toronto Squeegee Cleaners” Online Journal of Justice Studies 1 (1).
2002 O’Grady, Bill and Robert Bright “Squeezed to the Point of Exclusion: a case study of Toronto Squeegee cleaners,” in Joe Hermer (ed.) Disorderly People, law & the politics of exclusion in Ontario. Halifax: Fernwood Press.
2002 Steve Gaetz and Bill O’Grady “Making Money: Exploring the Economy of Young Homeless Workers: Work, Employment and Society (A Journal of the British Sociological Association) Vol. 16. (3) pp. 433-456.