Louis W. Pauly, the J. Stefan Distinguished Professor of Political Economy at the University of Toronto, established the Centre for the Study of Global Japan in the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy in 2017 and directed it until June 2019. He remains an affiliated faculty member of the Centre as well as of the Innovation Policy Lab and the International Relations Program. He served as Chair of the Department of Political Science from 2012 to 2017 and held the Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Governance from 2002 to 2016. He was Director of the Centre for International Studies at the U of T from 1997 to 2011. A graduate of Cornell University, the London School of Economics, New York University, and Fordham University, he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Senior Fellow of Massey College, and a Fellow and Governing Board Member of Trinity College (Toronto). He has held visiting positions at the WZB Berlin Social Science Centre, Oxford University, Northwestern University, Osaka City University, the University of Munich, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, and the Brookings Institution. With Emanuel Adler, from 2007 to 2012 he edited International Organization, a top-ranked journal in the fields of international relations and international political economy. He was given the Distinguished Scholar Award in International Political Economy by the International Studies Association in 2015. Before his initial appointment at the U of T in 1987, Pauly held management positions in the Royal Bank of Canada, won an International Affairs Fellowship from the Council on Foreign Relations, and served on the staff of the International Monetary Fund.