Dr. Nancy Gallini is a professor in UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics (VSE). Prior to coming to VSE, she was a faculty member in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto (1979-2002, chair of the Department 1995-2000) and Dean of Arts at the University of British Columbia (2002-2010). She was the Acting Director of the Institute in 2014-2015.
Her research focuses on the economics of intellectual property, competition policy, strategic alliances, licensing and patent policy. She has served on editorial boards of the American Economic Review and the International Journal of Industrial Organization, and is currently a member of SSHRC Council and the Mitacs Research Council. Dr. Gallini has also worked with the Competition Bureau and Industry Canada on projects related to Canada’s patent and competition policies.