Peter W.B. Phillips

University of Saskatchewan
Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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Dr. Peter W.B. Phillips, an international political economist, is Distinguished Professor of Public Policy in the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. He undertakes research on governing transformative innovation, including regulation and policy, innovation systems, intellectual property, supply chain management and trade policy. He is co-lead and PI of a $5.4 million Genome Canada project entitled Value Addition through Genomics and GE3LS (VALGEN) which runs 2009-14. He is author or editor of 13 books, >40 journal articles and >50 book chapters. His latest book—Innovation in Agri-food Clusters—was published in November 2012 by CABI.

Phillips, P.W.B. 2008. "Technology, Ownership and Governance: An Alternative View of IPRs." InForesight on Emerging Technologies. E. Einsiedel, ed. University of Calgary Press. (pp. 307-326).
Atkinson, M., Béland, D., Marchildon, G., McNutt, K., Phillips, P., and Rasmussen, K. 2103. "Governance and Public Policy in Canada: A View from the Provinces." University of Toronto Press. (pp. 224).
Phillips, p., G Webb, J Karwandy and C Ryan. 2012. "Innovation in Agri-food Research Systems: Theory and Case Studies." CABI (pp. 215).
Smyth, S, D. Castle and P. Phillips. 2014. "Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development." Edward Elgar. pp. 869.
Ryan, C., M. St. Louis, and P. Phillips. 2014. "Incorporating Network Analysis into Evaluation of ‘Big Science’ Projects: An Assessment of the Canadian Light Source Synchrotron." International Journal of Technology and Globalization 18 (4).
Clark, L. and P. Phillips. 2013. "Bioproduct Approval Regulation: An Analysis of Front-line Governance Complexity." AgBioForum 16 (2):1-14.
Smyth, Stuart, Peter W.B. Phillips, and William A. Kerr. 2009. "Global Governance Quandaries Regarding Transformative Technologies for Bioproducts, Crops, and Foods." Journal of World Trade 43 (6): 1299-1323.
Phillips, P. 2007. Governing transformative technological innovation: Whos in charge? Oxford: Edward Elgar. p. 306.

Substantive Focus:
Economic Policy SECONDARY
Energy and Natural Resource Policy
International Relations
Science and Technology Policy PRIMARY
Comparative Public Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation SECONDARY
Policy Analysis and Evaluation PRIMARY