Kenneth A. Reinert is Professor of Public Policy at the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs of George Mason University. He received a School of Public Policy Distinguished Teaching Award in 2003 and served as Director of the International Commerce and Policy Program from 2007 to 2010 and 2013 to 2017.
Professor Reinert received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland and held the positions of Senior International Economist at the US International Trade Commission and Associate Professor of Economics at Kalamazoo College. He has consulted for the World Trade Organization, the World Bank, the OECD Development Centre, and the US Department of Commerce.
Professor Reinert has published over 75 papers in professional journals and edited volumes in the areas of international trade, economic development, and environmental policy. He co-edited Applied Methods for Trade Policy Analysis: A Handbook (Cambridge University Press, 1997), co-edited the two-volume Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy (Princeton University Press, 2009), authored An Introduction to International Economics: New Perspectives on the World Economy (Cambridge University Press, 2012), and co-authored Globalization for Development: Meeting New Challenges (Oxford University Press, 2012). He edited the Handbook of Globalisation and Development (Edward Elgar, 2017) and is writing a book entitled No Small Hope: Providing Basic Goods for Everyone (Oxford University Press, 2018).