Professor Gary Mauser
Gary A. Mauser is a Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Business Administration and the Institute
for Urban Canadian Research Studies at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia.
Professor Mauser earned his Ph.D. from the University of California at Irvine. He has dual
American and Canadian citizenship. He and his wife, Ede Wong, have five children and live
His interest in firearms and “gun control” grew out of his research in political marketing.
He has published two books, Political Marketing, and Manipulating Public Opinion and more
than 20 articles. For the past 15 years, Professor Mauser has conducted research on the
politics of gun control, the effectiveness of gun control laws, and the use of firearms in
Gary has been a featured speaker in New Zealand, Australia, Great Britain, and in North
He purchased his first firearm after moving to Canada and conducting research into firearm legislation. He is a member of the Canadian
Firearms Advisory Committee for Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day and of the British Columbia Wildlife Federation.