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anthony.garcy@chess.su.se

Tony is a Sociologist. He has a broad interest in the relationship between education, health, and employment.

EDUCATION

American Educational Research Association (AERA)/Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2005-08, Arizona State University (ASU), Mary Lou Fulton College of Education, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies.

Ph.D., 2002, Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
M.A., 1996, Sociology, UIC.
B.A., 1992, Sociology, UIC.

POSITIONS

Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm University/CHESS, 09-2016.

Researcher, CHESS, 02-2009-03-2016, 88% research, 12% teaching/advising - 2010, 2012, 2014 Course leader: Social Stratification and Health.

Adjunct Faculty, 2008, Central Arizona College.

Senior Management Research Analyst/Project Director, ASU, W.P. Carey School of Business, School of Health Management & Policy, 2004-2005.

Consultant, Litchfield School District, Litchfield, Arizona, 2004.

Consultant, Westat, 2004.

Education Research Associate, State of Arizona Department of Education, Research & Policy Division, 2002-04.

Social Statistician, Demographic Surveys Division, Bureau of the Census, Suitland, Maryland, 1998.

GRANTS

2014-17 Principal investigator. Educational quality, birth characteristics, scholastic and employment outcomes for two generations of Swedish children. Research funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR). SEK 6,696,000.

2012-16 Co-applicant. Work life and health among people with foreign background – the effects of segregation, status incongruence, and adverse work environment. Research funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR). SEK 5,150,000.

2005-08 Principal investigator (PI). Yuma County Health Status Academic Achievement Study. Funded by AERA/IES post-doctoral fellowship. $240,977.

2005 Co-PI. Graduate Medical Education Study. Funded by ASU Institute for Social Science Research and the Flinn Foundation. $9,000.

2004 PI. A Comparison of Exceptional Student Characteristics, School Attendance, and Academic Achievement in Charter and Traditional Public Schools. Funded by Westat and U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). $6,000

2003 Co-PI. Students with Disabilities: Achievement Test Score Differences and Charter School Attendance. Funded by Westat and OSEP. $6,000.

1995-97 University Diversity Fellowship, UIC. $15,000.

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES

1. Yu, B. and Garcy, A. M. (2017), A longitudinal study of cognitive and educational outcomes of those born small for gestational age. Acta Paediatr. doi:10.1111/apa.13993

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/apa.13993/full

2. Vågerö, D., & Garcy, A.M. (2016). Does unemployment cause mortality? Evidence from the 1992-1996 mass unemployment episode in Sweden. European Journal of Public Health. 26 (5) 778-783.

http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/26/5/778

3. Dunlavy, A. C., Garcy, A.M. et al., (2016). Educational mismatch and health status among foreign-born workers in Sweden. Social Science & Medicine. 156:36-44.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953616300739

4. Garcy, A.M. (2015). Educational mismatch and mortality among native born workers in Sweden. A nineteen year longitudinal study of 2.5 million individuals, 1990-2008. Sociology of Health and Illness. 37:1314-1336.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-9566.12312/abstract

5. Garcy, A.M. (2013). The effects of health insurance coverage on the math achievement trajectories of school children in Yuma County, Arizona: Implications for education accountability policy. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 20:1-28.

http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/view/1370

6. Garcy, A.M., & Vågerö, D. (2013). Unemployment and Suicide During and After a Deep Recession: A Longitudinal Study of 3.4 Million Swedish Men and Women. American Journal of Public Health, 103:1031-1038.

http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2013.301210

7. Garcy, A.M., & Vågerö, D. (2012). The length of unemployment predicts mortality, differently in men and women, and by cause of death: A six year mortality follow-up of the Swedish 1992-1996 recession. Social Science & Medicine, 74:1911-1920.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953612001657

8. Garcy, A.M. (2011). High expense: Disability severity and charter school attendance in Arizona. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 19:1-30.

http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/view/908

9. Garcy, A.M. (2009). The longitudinal link between student health and math achievement scores. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 14:283-310.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10824660903448755#.UoYGkOJN9dd

10. Johnson, T.P., Fendrich, M., Shaligram, C., Garcy, A.M. & Gillespie, S. (2000). An evaluation of the effects of interviewer characteristics in an RDD telephone survey of drug use. Journal of Drug Issues. 30: 77-102.


PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS

1. Garcy, A.M., 2016. Educational quality, birth characteristics, scholastic and employment outcomes for 2 generations of Swedish children - Error in the UBCoS school marks. CHESS, Stockholm.

2. Dunlavy, A., et al. 2014. Occupational mismatch and health status among foreign born workers in Sweden. American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.

3. Garcy, A.M. 2014. Education quality and educational mismatch. Social Mobility/SIMSAM seminar. CHESS, Stockholm.

4. Garcy, A.M. 2014. The relationship between school quality, educational quality, and health inequalities: A critical, synthetic review. Education Systems Conference. Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

5. Garcy, A.M. 2014. Mortality among native born workers in Sweden: The effect of educational mismatch. CHESS day seminar, Stockholm.

6. Garcy, A.M. 2014. Mortality among native born workers in Sweden: The effect of educational mismatch. Scottish, Finnish, Swedish Conference. Biennial Meeting, Arith, Scotland.

7. Garcy, A.M. 2014. Excessive mortality among the unemployed. The role of social causation and social selection: Evidence from the Swedish recession of the mid-1990s. FORTE meetings, Stockholm, Sweden.

8. Garcy, A.M.  2012. Unemployment and suicide during and after a deep recession: A longitudinal study of 3.4 million Swedish men and women. European Society for Health and Medical Sociology. Biennial Meeting, Hannover, Germany.

9. Garcy, A.M. 2010. Does unemployment cause mortality? Evidence from the 1992-1996 mass unemployment episode in Sweden. European Society for Health and Medical Sociology. Biennial Meeting, Ghent, Belgium.

10. Garcy, A.M. 2010. Unemployment and excessive mortality in Sweden. Scottish, Finnish, Swedish Conference. Biennial Meeting, Mariefred, Sweden.

11. Garcy, A.M. 2008. Insurance coverage gaps and mathematics achievement in Yuma County, Arizona public schools: A longitudinal analysis 1999 to 2003. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting.

12. Garcy, A.M. 2008. The digital divide. Faculty Development Day Talk. Central Arizona College.

13. Garcy, A.M. 2008. The qualitative/quantitative debate. Central Washington University.

14. Garcy, A.M. 2007. Panelist, post-doctoral experiences of sociologist of color: The role of mentoring. Association of Black Sociologists Annual Meeting.

15. Garcy, A.M. 2007. The impact of high cost: Disability severity and charter school enrollment in Arizona. AERA Annual Meeting.

16. Garcy, A.M. 2007. A longitudinal analysis of health status and math achievement in Yuma County, Arizona public schools: 1999 to 2003. AERA Annual Meeting.

17. Garcy, A.M. 2006. Health status and achievement in Yuma County, Arizona public schools: 1999 to 2003. AERA Annual Meeting.

18. Garcy, A.M., Aleksic, M., & Ziker, C. 2005. A comparison of exceptional student characteristics, school attendance, and academic achievement in charter and traditional public schools. AERA Annual Meeting.

19. Garcy, A.M. 2004. Students with disabilities: Achievement test score differences and charter school attendance. American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting.

20. Garcy, A.M. & Aleksic, M. 2004. Do students with disabilities in charter schools outperform those in traditional public schools on the Arizona AIMS test? AERA Annual Meeting.

21. Garcy, A.M. 2004. A regression approach to Arizona’s measure of academic progress. Presentation at the (NAAAC) National Assessment Accountability Advisory Committee Meeting.

22. Garcy, A.M. 2003. Disability, achievement test score differences and school attendance. Paper session. Arizona Education Research Organization (AERO) Annual Meeting.

 

MONOGRAPH

Garcy, A.M. (2002). Part-time and contingent academic employment. (University of Illinois at Chicago). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. 405p.

POLICY/RESEARCH REPORTS

1. Garcy, A.M. 2016. The Uppsala Birth Cohort Multigenerational Study (UBCoS) Error Report 1. Written under: Educational quality, birth characteristics, scholastic, and employment outcomes for two generations of Swedish children – VR. PI Garcy.

2. Garcy, A.M. (2014). The relationship between school quality, educational quality, and health inequalities: A critical review. Written under: Developing Methodologies to Reduce Inequalities in the Determinants of Health (DEMETRIQ), European Union Framework Project 7. PIs – Mackenbach, J. & Whitehead, M.

3. Johnson, W.P., Rimsza, M., Garcy A.M., & Grossman, M. (2005). The Arizona Physician Workforce Study, Part I: The Numbers of Practicing Physicians 1992-2004. Tempe, Arizona: Arizona State University.

4. Rimsza, M., Johnson, W.P., Garcy, A.M., & White, R. (2004). Children and Thyroid Disease: A Report to the Yuma Community from the Yuma HealthQuery a Community-University Partnership. Tempe, Arizona: Arizona State University.

5. Rimsza, M., Johnson, W.P., Garcy, A.M., & White, R. (2004). Children and Diabetes: A Report to the Yuma Community from the Yuma HealthQuery a Community-University Partnership. Tempe, Arizona: Arizona State University.

6. Garcy, A.M., & Aleksic, M. (2004). A Comparison of Exceptional Student Characteristics, School Attendance, and Academic Achievement in Charter and Traditional Public Schools. Westat and U.S. Department of Education, (OSEP).

7. Garcy, A.M., & Aleksic, M. (2002). Students with Disabilities: Achievement Test Score Differences and Charter School Attendance. Westat and U.S. Department of Education (OSEP).

REFEREE ASSIGNMENTS

International Journal of Epidemiology; European Sociological Review; Sociology of Health and Illness; Journal of School Choice; Journal of Public Health; Journal for General Social Issues; American Educational Research Journal; Archives of Suicide Research; AERA Education, Health, and Human Services SIG.

SERVICE

2017 Examiner Karolinska Institute - Chantelle Murley and Olof Mogard.

2017 Examiner CHESS - Sha Di.

2015 Reviewer for internal CHESS seminar series.

2012 Reviewer for internal CHESS seminar series.

2011-13 Co-ordinator for the CHESS internal seminar series.

2009 Reviewer for internal CHESS seminar series.