C. T. (Terry) Gillin

Department of Sociology
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto ON M5B 2K3
(416) 979-5000 ext. 7726
fax: (416) 979-5273


B.A., Sociology, University of San Francisco
M.A., Sociology, McMaster University
M.A., Social and Political Thought, York University
M.A., Legal and Ethical Studies, University of Baltimore


Current Courses

SOC705: Law and Justice
SOC707: Religion, Meaning and Power
ASC201: Negotiation, Team Building & Conflict Resolution




Gillin C.T. (Terry), David MacGregor, & Thomas R. Klassen, eds. 2005. Time's Up: Mandatory Retirement in Canada . James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers. A CAUT Series Title.

Gillin, C.T. (Terry). “Introduction: The Context of Mandatory Retirement.” Time's Up , pp. 11-20.

Gillin, C.T. (Terry) and Thomas R. Klassen. “The Shifting Judicial Foundation of Legalized Age Discrimination.” Time's Up , pp. 45-73.

Refereed Journal Articles

Klassen, Thomas R., and C.T. Gillin. 2005. “Legalized Age Discrimination.” Journal of Law and Social Policy 20: 35-51.

Gillin, Charles T. 2002. “The Bog-Like Ground on which We Tread: Arbitrating Academic Freedom in Canada .” The Canadian Journal of Sociology and Anthropology 39,3: 301-22.

Klassen, Thomas R., and C.T. Gillin. 1999. "The Heavy Hand of the Law: The Canadian Supreme Court and Mandatory Retirement." Canadian Journal on Aging , 18, 2: 259-276.

Gillin, C.T. 1996. "Political Elites and Regulatory Bureaucrats: A Case Study Concerning Age Discrimination." Journal of Aging & Social Policy 8,1: 77-99.

Gillin, C.T., and Thomas R. Klassen. 1995. "Age Discrimination and Early Retirement Policies: A Comparison of Labor Market Regulation in Canada and the United States ." Journal of Aging & Social Policy 7, 1: 85-102.

Gillin, Charles Talbot. 1975. "Freedom and the Limits of Social Behaviourism: A Comparison of Selected Themes from the Works of G.H. Mead and Martin Buber," Sociology 9,1: 29-47.

Non-refereed Journal Articles

Gillin, C.T., and Thomas R. Klassen. 2000. “Retire Mandatory Retirement.” Policy Options 21,6: 59-62.

Book Reviews

Gillin, C.T. Book Review. Educational Gerontology: International Perspectives , Frank Glendenning (ed.), New York : St. Martin 's Press, 1985. Canadian Journal on Aging 5,2: 136-39.

Published Conference Proceedings

Gillin, C.T. 2002. “Public Academic Speech: Arbitrating an Ideal and Delineating Boundaries.” The Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Symposium on Conflict Resolution Symposium: 2001 : 201-225.

Newspaper Commentaries

With Thomas R. Klassen and David MacGregor. “The future is arriving.” The Toronto Star , December 12, 2005, A23.

With Thomas R. Klassen. “Let's pension off forced retirement.” The Toronto Star , December 28, 2003, A21

With Thomas R. Klassen.. “You can leave early, but not late,” Commentary, The Globe and Mail , September 15, 1998, A21.