Christopher Sands

Christopher Sands

Washington, D.C.

Christopher Sands is a senior research professor and director of the Center for Canadian Studies at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, in Washington, DC.  He serves on boards for the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, the Canada-U.S. Law Institute, the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, and the Macdonald Laurier Institute, and he is a nonresident senior associate of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Previously, he directed the Canada projects at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (1993 -2007).  He was a senior fellow of the Hudson Institute (2007-16), the G. Robert Ross Distinguished Visiting Professor in the College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University (2012-17), and adjunct professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University (2005-12). He was a member of the expert advisory panel for the Government of Canada’s horizontal review of business innovation and clean technology support in 2017.