Director of the International Economics Program at Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies
Charles Pearson has served as Director of the International Economics Program at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) since 1987.
In addition, he has worked as Senior Staff Economist on the Commission on International Trade and Investment, as Senior Adjunct Associate at the East-West Center and at the World Resources Institute. Mr. Pearson has also taught at a number of foreign centers in Asia and Europe.
Mr. Pearson’s research has concentrated on international environmental economics, as well as trade and investment policy.
His most recent publication is “U.S. Trade Policy: A Work in Progress.” Mr. Pearson’s earlier publications include “Multinational Corporations”,” Environment and the Third World”, “Environment North and South”, “International Marine Environment Policy” and “Economics and the Global Environment.”
Mr. Pearson earned a Ph.D in economics from Cornell University before joining the SAIS faculty in 1969.