Patricia Goff is a CIGI Senior Fellow. She is also an associate professor of political science at Wilfrid Laurier University and the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She specializes in international political economy, international relations theory, and international organizations, with a particular interest in trade, intellectual property, and the cultural capacity of international organizations.
She is the author of Limits to Liberalization: Local Culture in a Global Marketplace (Cornell University Press, 2007), co-editor (with Paul Heinbecker) of Irrelevant or Indispensable?:The United Nations in the 21st Century (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2005) and co-editor (with Kevin C. Dunn) of Identity and Global Politics: Theoretical and Empirical Elaborations (Palgrave, 2004).
At CIGI, Patricia’s research will focus on global, plurilateral and regional trade arrangements, in particular Canada’s agreement with the European Union on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).