Gary Gereffi
  • Gary Gereffi

  • Professor
  • Sociology
  • 264 Soc-Psych
  • Campus Box 90088
  • Phone: (919) 660-5611/660-5614
  • Fax: (919) 660-5623
  • Curriculum Vitae
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  • Research Description

    Gary Gereffi's major ongoing research projects are: (1) the Jordan Competitiveness Program, with a focus on ICT, clean technology, and health and life sciences, funded by USAID (2013-2017); (2) “A Global Value Chain Analysis of Food Security and Food Staples in the Energy-Exporting Countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region,” funded by the Minerva Initiative (U.S. Dept. of Defense) (2012-2015); (3) work with the World Bank and the African Development Bank on export competitiveness and workforce development in global and regional food and agricultural value chains, with an emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa; (4) “Capturing the Gains: Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Production Networks and Trade”, funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) (2009-2013); and (5) North Carolina in the Global Economy, with a focus on manufacturing, exports and jobs.
  • Areas of Interest

    Development,
    Comparative/Historical Sociology,
    Economy and Society
  • Education

      • Ph.D.,
      • Sociology,
      • Yale University,
      • 1980
      • M.A. & M.Phil.,
      • Sociology,
      • Yale University,
      • 1974
      • B.A.,
      • Sociology,
      • University of Notre Dame,
      • 1970
  • Selected Publications

      • Timothy Sturgeon, Gary Gereffi, Andrew Guinn and Ezequiel Zylberberg.
      • (2014).
      • A Indústria Brasileira e as Candenas Globais de Valor (Brazilian Industry en Global Value Chains).
      • São Paolo, Brazil: Elsevier.
      • Gary Gereffi.
      • (February, 2014).
      • Global Value Chains in a Post-Washington Consensus World.
      • Review of International Political Economy
      • ,
      • 21
      • (1)
      • ,
      • 9-37.
      • Joonkoo Lee, Gary Gereffi and Janet Beauvais.
      • (July 31, 2012).
      • Global Value Chains and Agrifoods Standards: Challenges and Possibilities for Smallholders in Developing Countries.
      • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
      • ,
      • 109
      • (31)
      • ,
      • 12326-12331.
      • (Part of Special Feature on “Agriculture Development and Nutrition Security.”)
      • [web]
      • Cornelia Staritz, Gary Gereffi and Olivier Cattaneo, co-editors.
      • (2011).
      • Shifting End Markets and Upgrading Prospects in Global Value Chains.
      • [web]
      • Gary Gereffi and Joonkoo Lee.
      • (July, 2012).
      • Why the World Suddenly Cares About Global Supply Chains.
      • Journal of Supply Chain Management
      • ,
      • 48
      • (3)
      • ,
      • 24-32.
      • [web]
      • Gary Gereffi and Michelle Christian.
      • (2009).
      • The Impacts of Wal-Mart: The Rise and Consequences of the World's Dominant Retailer.
      • Annual Review of Sociology
      • ,
      • 35
      • (573-591)
      • .
      • [web]
      • Stephanie Barrientos, Gary Gereffi and Arianna Rossi.
      • (2011).
      • Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Production Networks: A New Paradigm for a Changing World.
      • International Labour Review
      • ,
      • 150
      • (3-4)
      • ,
      • 319-340.
      • Gary Gereffi.
      • (2011).
      • Global Value Chains and International Competition.
      • The Antitrust Bulletin
      • ,
      • 56
      • (1)
      • ,
      • 37-56.
      • Frederick Mayer and Gary Gereffi.
      • (Winter, 2010).
      • Regulation and Economic Globalization: Prospects and Limits of Private Governance.
      • Business and Politics
      • ,
      • 12
      • (3)
      • .
      • [web]
      Publication Description

      http://www.bepress.com/bap/vol12/iss3/art11/

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  • Teaching

    • SOCIOL 730S.01
      • PROSEM:COMPAR/HST SOCIOL (TOP)
      • Soc/Psych 331
      • Tu 04:40 PM-07:10 PM
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