Dr. Tim Gawley
Associate Professor, Health Studies
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 519.756.8228 ext.5741
Office Location: RCE 250
PhD University of Waterloo
MA University of Waterloo
BAH Queen’s University
Tim Gawley is an Associate Professor in Health Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus. His teaching focuses on qualitative and quantitative research and program evaluation. He has taught across a wide spectrum of disciplines including organizational leadership, criminology, education, and health studies. His research interests have also varied at Laurier. Most recently, his attention has turned to the social and cultural interpretations of sleep in health and social contexts as well as to the investigation of occupational injury and fatality representations in print media. In the past, his pursuits have included the study of occupational skills development and training outcomes in the Canadian labour market, social interaction in educational administration and the evaluation of community and social services programs. His peer reviewed publications have appeared in the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, Symbolic Interaction, Sex Roles and Qualitative Sociology Review.
Courses Offered 2014-15
SY601: Advanced Qualitative Research (MA Program, Sociology, Waterloo Campus)
HS405C: Sleep Health & Society
HS305: Development of the Health Professions
Courses Taught in Recent Years:
HS401: Currents Developments in Health Studies
HS321: Health Care Evaluation
CT410: Sleep in the Contemporary World
CT221: Applied Scientific Reasoning
CC/OL315: Evaluation Research
OL/CC233: Introduction to Social Science Research I
OL/CC334: Introduction to Social Science Research II
Recent Publication and Conference Activities:
Gawley, T., & Dixon, S. (2014). “One Side of the Story: Examining newspaper coverage of workplace injury and fatality in Ontario, 2007-2012”. Currently under review with Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation.
Gawley, T., Dixon, S., & Pickett Pierce, J. (2014). "'More to the story than meets the eye': Examining newspaper coverage of workplace injury and fatality in Ontario, 2007-2012”, Presentation to the Canadian Association for Research in Work and Health (CARWH), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Gawley, T. (2013). “Understanding the roles of temporality, structure and situation in the completion and interpretation of solicited sleep diaries among senior undergraduate students”, 25th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio
Gawley, T. (2011). “Interdisciplinary inquiry-based learning (IBL) in the first year university classroom: Experiences, outcomes and potentialities”, 31st Annual Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.