C. Donald Johnson

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    • Organization:The Wealth of a Nation: A History of Tra
    • Area of Expertise: law, economics, politics, economy, trad

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    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: law, economics, politics, economy, trad
      Summary of expertise:
      C. Donald Johnson is Director Emeritus of the Dean Rusk International Law Center at the University of Georgia School of Law, where he was on the faculty for eleven years and taught international trade law in China and Geneva. From 1998 through 2000, as an Ambassador in the Office of United States Trade Representative, he served as the Chief Textile Negotiator during the negotiation of U.S.- China WTO Accession Agreement. From 1993 to 1995, he represented the 10th district of Georgia as a Member of Congress, where he focused on national security and international economic policy, including NAFTA and the WTO implementing legislation. Johnson also served in the Georgia State Senate from 1987 to 1992, where he was chairman of the Appropriations Committee. He served on the trade staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee during consideration of the Trade Act of 1974.
      Books/articles published:
      The Wealth of a Nation: A History of Trade Politics in America
      Council of American Ambassadors
      Prior media experience:
      - Appearances on C-SPAN
      - The Hill - Companies brace for trade war
      - Bloomberg - Trump Closes Era of Constructive Economic Engagement with China

      Educational background:
      He holds bachelor’s and law degrees from University of Georgia. He also holds a master of Laws degree from the London School of Economic

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