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John A. Gardiner, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Political Science


Office Phone:

(312) 996-8778

CV Download:

John A. Gardiner CV


Fields of Interest:

Policy Implementation, Political Corruption, Regulatory Systems.

Selected Publications

“Defining Corruption,” in Maurice Punch, et al., eds., Coping with Corruption in a Borderless World (Boston: Kluwer, 1993)

“Methods of Preventing and Dealing with Fraud against Government,” Proceedings of the Fourth International Anti-Corruption Conference (Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1990).

“Mobilizing Public Opinion Against Corruption,” (with Kathryn L. Malec) Corruption and Reform (Vol. IV, 1989).

“Varieties of Official Misconduct,” (with Kathryn L. Malec) in Dick Simpson, ed., Chicago’s Future in Time of Change (Champaign: Stipes, 1988)


LLB Harvard University, 1963

PhD Harvard University, 1966

Professional Memberships

Director, UIC Office of Social Science Research 1987-present

Assistant Director, National Institute of Justice

Co-Editor, Law and Policy Quarterly

Research grants and contracts from the Russell Sage Foundation, Institute of Medicine, Joyce Foundation, National Institute of Justice, Illinois General Assembly, Retirement Research

Foundation, Illinois Liquor Control Commission, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention