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Professor of International Communication

Judith Goldstein

Senior Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Janet M. Peck Professor of International Communication
Department of Political Science

Judith L. Goldstein is the Chair for the Department of Political Science, the Janet M. Peck Professor of International Communication and the Kaye University Fellow in Undergraduate Education. Her research focuses on international political economy, with a focus on trade politics. She has written and/or edited six book including Ideas, Interests and American Trade Policy and more recently The Evolution of the Trade Regime: Politics, Law and Economics of the GATT and the WTO.  Her articles have appeared in numerous journals.

Her current research focuses on the political requisites for trade liberalization focusing both on tariff bargaining and public preferences. As well, she is engaged in the analysis of a large survey panel, which focuses on how economic hard times influences public opinion.

Goldstein has a BA from the University of California Berkeley, a Masters degree from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from UCLA.

Focal Areas: Global Development and Trade, Inequality, Money and Finance, Politics and Media, Regulation and Competition


PhD, Political Science, UC Los Angeles, 1983
MIA, International Affairs, Columbia University, 1975
BA, Political Science, UC Berkeley, 1973