has been at Georgetown since 1995, with a joint appointment
in the School of Foreign Service and the Department of Economics. He
received his B.A. from Calvin College and his M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D.
degrees in Economics from Columbia University.
Ludema specializes in the area of international trade. His research
interests include the political economy of trade policy, international
trade bargaining, preferential trade agreements, trade and the
environment, GATT rules and dispute settlement, and economic geography.
At Georgetown, he teaches international trade in the undergraduate, MSFS and PhD programs. On leave 2012-13 at the White House Council of Economic Advisers.