Kent Jones is a Professor of Economics and a Babson Research Scholar at Babson College. He is an expert on trade policy and institutional issues, particularly the World Trade Organization and regional trade agreements. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including Who’s Afraid of the WTO? (2004), The Doha Blues: Getting the Trade System Back on Track (2009), and Reconstructing the WTO for the 21st Century (2015). Dr. Jones holds master's degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, and received his doctorate in international economics from the University of Geneva. He has served as a consultant to the National Science Foundation and the International Labor Office, a research associate at the U.S. International Trade Commission, and a senior economist for trade policy at the U.S. Department of State.