Christine Gray, Ph.D.
As an independent scholar-practitioner and organizational consultant, Christine’s work has focused on systems change by applying Co-Production, TimeBanking, and whole systems thinking.
As the former CEO of TimeBanks USA (TBUSA) and in other positions she helped shape numerous aspects of TBUSA as an incubator of new ideas, special projects, and a hub for the expanding national and international networks of TimeBanks. She played a leading role in initiating The National Homecomers Academy for prisoner re-entry into community, in redeveloping DC’s Time Dollar Youth Court to incorporate Co-Production, and in shaping the 2007, 2009, and 2011 International TimeBanking conferences. She has written numerous funding proposals to support new TimeBanking and Co-Production projects.
With TimeBanking founder Edgar Cahn, Christine has taught courses and workshops on Co-Production, TimeBanking, and systems change at community, professional, and graduate school levels, including the Utah University School of Social Work and the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, and, in the UK, to policy advisors in the Blair government, the New Economics Foundation (nef) and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA), among others. Among her written works is a case study of co-production at Holy Cross Community Trust of Camden, London (2012).
Christine secured her doctoral degree in political science at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2011. Her doctoral thesis will be published as The Tribal Moment in American Politics: The Struggle for Native American Sovereignty in June, 2013 by the Alta Mira Press (a division of Rowman and Littlefield.