Grace Skogstad

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  • Comparative Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Canadian Government


  • B.A. (Hons.), University of Alberta
  • M.A., University of Alberta
  • Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Grace Skogstad

Professor Emeritus


Research interests and publications focus on comparative public policy, and, in particular, agricultural, biofuels, food and plant biotechnology policies; the role of international institutions in regulating transatlantic trade disputes; Canadian federalism and intergovernmental relations; policy networks and governance; and internationalization and governance. She is the author of The Politics of Canadian Agricultural Policy (1987) and Internationalization and Canadian Agriculture: Policy and Governing Paradigms (2008); the editor of Policy Paradigms, Transnationalism and Domestic Politics (2011); and co-editor of Agricultural Trade: Domestic and International Tensions (1990); Policy Communities and Public Policy in Canada (1990); Canadian Federalism: Performance, Effectiveness and Legitimacy (2002, 2007, 2012); The Common Agricultural Policy: Continuity and Change (2009); and The Global Promise of Federalism (2013). In addition, she has published over seventy journal articles and book chapters.

Research Interests

  • Comparative Public Policy
  • Agricultural, Food and Plant Biotechnology Policies
  • Role of International Institutions in Regulating Transatlantic Trade Disputes
  • Canadian Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations
  • Policy Networks and Governance
  • Internationalization and Governance

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