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North American Economic Integration

North American Economic Integration
1 Devonshire Place, room 208N
Time: Jun 13th, 11:00 am End: Jun 13th, 12:30 pm
Interest Categories: United States Studies, Political Science, Law, Faculty of , Latin American, History (FAS), Canada, 2000-
lecture by Christopher Sands, senior fellow of the Hudson Institute, Washington DC

The Centre for the Study of the United States, and the Consulate General of the United States in Toronto are pleased to present a lecture in the F. Ross Johnson - Connaught Speaker Series for 2013-2014

Christopher Sands

North American Economic Integration

Christopher Sands is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute, in Washington, D.C. where he directs the Initiative on North American Competitiveness and concentrates on regional economic integration and policy coordination. Dr. Sands is also a professorial lecturer at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and the G. Robert Ross Distinguished Professor of Canada-U.S. Business and Economic Relations at Western Washington University. He has taught at the American University School of Public Affairs, and has lectured at the Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State and for the US Department of Homeland Security. In 1999-2000, Dr. Sands was a Fulbright Scholar and visiting fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa. He has written extensively on policy conflict and coordination related to manufacturing, the automotive industry, energy, labour markets, regulation and border security.

Dr. Sands holds a B.A. in political science from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Canadian studies and international economics from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University. He is a member of the American Political Science Association, the International Studies Association, and the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States. Dr. Sands currently serves as treasurer and a member of the executive committee for the Canadian Politics Section of the American Political Science Association, and is a member of the research advisory board of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute in Ottawa, and the advisory board of the Canada-United States Law Institute jointly established by the law schools of Case Western Reserve University and the University of Western Ontario.

Registration is required for this event. To register, please go to the Munk School of Global Affairs Events page at: http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/events/

For further information, please contact the Centre for the Study of the United States at (416) 946-8972.

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