Associate Professor of International Relations
BA, Northeastern University; MA, PhD, Tufts University
Economic development, trade and investment policy; international environmental policy; Mexico and Latin America
Kevin P. Gallagher is the author of The Dragon in the Room: China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization (with Roberto Porzecanski), The Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development in Mexico’s Silicon Valley (with Lyuba Zarsky), and Free Trade and the Environment: Mexico, NAFTA, and Beyond. He has also edited or co-edited a number of books, including Putting Development First: the Importance of Policy Space in the WTO and IFIs.
Gallagher is the Faculty Coordinator for Boston University’s Global Development Policy Program. He is a faculty fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a research associate at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University.
He has served as a visiting or adjunct professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government; El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico, and Tsinghua University in China.
In 2009 he served on the investment subcommittee of the US Department of State’s of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy. Professor Gallagher writes regular columns on global economic and development policy for The Guardian, Financial Times, and POLITICO. He co-chairs theTriple Crisis blog.
Gallagher leads the Global Economic and Governance Initiative at the Frederick S. Pardee Center.