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).



Select Publications

  1. Goff, Patricia 2015 "Public diplomacy at the global level: The Alliance of Civilizations as a community of practice," Cooperation and Conflict Special Issue on Diplomacy and Practice Theory 50:3
  2. Goff, Patricia 2013 "Plumbing the Ideational Depths of Governance." In Canadian Foreign Policy Journal Symposium on Governance 19:3
  3. Goff, Patricia 2013 "Cultural Diplomacy." In The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy edited by Andrew Cooper Jorge Heine and Ramesh Thakur Oxford: Oxford University Press
  4. Goff, Patricia 2012 "Global Politics at a Crossroads." In International Studies Review 14:1
  5. Goff, Patricia 2007 "Limits to Liberalization: Local Culture in a Global Marketplace In Cornell Studies in Political Economy Series Ithaca: Cornell University Press"
  6. Goff, Patricia, and Paul Heinbecker "(eds) Irrelevant or Indispensable? The United Nations in the 21st Century Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press"

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