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Jeffrey J. Schott

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Full Biography

Jeffrey J. Schott is a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics working on international trade policy and economic sanctions. He has served as a visiting lecturer at Princeton University and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. He was a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1982–83) and an official of the US Treasury Department (1974–82) in international trade and energy policy. During the Tokyo Round of multilateral trade negotiations, he was a member of the U.S. delegation that negotiated the GATT Subsidies Code. Since January 2003, he has been a member of the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee of the U.S. government. He is also a member of the State Department's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy. Schott is the author, coauthor, or editor of several books on trade, including Trans-Pacific Partnership: An Assessment (2016), Local Content Requirements: A Global Problem (2013), and Understanding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (2012), NAFTA and Climate Change (2011). Schott holds a B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis and a M.A. with distinction in International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University.