Gary Mauser

Professor Emeritus,

Beedie School of Business and Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies

Papers Radio Ads Sterling Archive Gun Quiz CV Links Family Pix Gun Safety New Zealand Bowling for Columbine


Homicide Rates Have Fallen About as Fast in Canada as in the US


Civilian Firearms and the Homicide Rate in Europe (Kates and Mauser)


Civilian Firearms and the Homicide Rate in Europe (UNDOC and SAS 2008)


Civilian Firearms and the Homicide Rate in 173 Countries Worldwide

Recent Papers, Presentations, and Reports

PAA Radio Ads

  1. Strange Twist
  2. Fiasco
  3. Stick Up
  4. Our Bank

New Zealand 2005

Bowling For Columbine

Commentary and Statistics

"This is a deeply dishonest movie." - Gary Mauser

Columbine Commentary


Gun Quiz

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Nora and Ted Sterling Prize for Controversy

In 2001, I received the Nora and Ted Sterling Prize for my work on gun control.

The talk at the award ceremony was entitled: "Will gun control make us safe? Debunking the myths."

Check out the power-point presentation on this website, download the PowerPoint file (ZIP or SIT) or read the talk as a PDF file.

as a Website, as a powerpoint file, (in ZIPor SIT format), as a PDF (talk only)

See below for two different papers which were based on my Sterling talk.


Gun Control: Commentary

Reply to Quigley
Blog Commentary

ARCHIVES: Some Older Papers, Presentations, and Letters to Editors

UN Talk 2010 UN Talk 2010
In The Right Hands - NZ SeminarHubris in the North - PaperHubris in the North - Figures
PNGPapua New Guinea 2005
JFPP 2005PaperFigures
Fraser Institute Failed Experiment Misfire Report The Failure of Gun Registration
London Tower 2003 Presentation National Experiences Fig1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 12, 13, 14, 15
National Review Online Disaster Up North
The Dangers of Gun Licencing Boiling a Frog Alive
Canadian Police Blueline Magazine (pdf) NAPP talk (pdf)
CBC: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Commentary (PDF) (MP3)
An Academic Scandal Bellesiles
Firearms Journal Gun Control around the world
Sterling Prize Fraser Forum SFU News Gun Quiz
Fraser Forum More Guns, Less Crime? False Promise Gun Deaths
Journal of Criminal Justice Self defense
Applied Economics Robbery Paper Tables Appendix
Figure 1 Figure 2
Encyclopedia on Guns Canadian Gun Control Canadian Firearms Centre
Wildlife Management Summary Figure 1 Figure 2
Unendangered Species Report Chart
BC Outdoors/Gun Talk Slippery Slope Animal Rights Chickens Boondoggle Self Defence
Draft SALW Paper SALW Paper Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
American Society of Criminology 2001 Talk Tables (Mac/Bin) | (Win/Zip) | (Unix/Gz)
American Society of Criminology 2002 Talk 2002 Overheads Comparison Robery US-CDN
American Society of Criminology 2003 talk 2003 paper
American Society of Criminology 2004 talk 2004 slideshow (ppt)
Draft Law Review Paper Dangerous Women
Vancouver Sun 31-12-2003 Article
Letters US 1-4-2004 US 4-1-2004 (short) 4-1-2004 Star Phoenix 10-2-2004 Vancouver Sun
5-6-03 29-3-03 19-2-03 18-12-02 31-7-02 30-12-94

Curriculum Vitae

Download a copy of my CV in PDF format

The Usual Suspects:

In the Family:

[Updated: 16 Feb, 2013]