Peter W.B. Phillips

 Peter W.B. Phillips  Ph.D.


Peter Phillips is an international political economist, Professor of Public Policy and Graduate Chair at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (University of Saskatchewan), and an associate member in the departments of Economics (Arts College) and Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics (Agriculture College) at the University of Saskatchewan. He has served as Professor-at-Large at the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia. His research concentrates on issues related to governing transformative innovation. He has published over 70 articles, books and reports on biotechnology regulation and policy, technological change, innovation systems, intellectual property management, supply chain management and trade policy. His research has applications in the circumpolar area, as many of the innovation systems and innovative products are focused on centres in northern, or the northern periphery. He is currently a principal investigator or lead on more than five national or international research projects with a combined budget of more than C$10 million. His latest book, Innovation in Agri-food Research Systems: Theory and Case Studies, was published by CABI in 2012.