Mark A. Groombridge was a research fellow with the Cato Institute's Center for Trade Policy Studies. In addition to broader international trade topics, Groombridge's specific research interests included intellectual property, pharmaceutical pricing, and China's entry into the World Trade Organization.
Before arriving at Cato, Groombridge was the Abramson Research Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and associate director of its Asian Studies program. He is the co-author (with Claude Barfield) of Tiger by the Tail: China and the WTO (The AEI Press, 1999). In addition, Groombridge has written widely on international economic issues in academic, legal, and public policy journals and newspapers. In addition to speaking engagements around the world, Groombridge is featured regularly on ABC News, CNN, the BBC, and other media outlets.
Groombridge received his B.A. in international relations and Chinese from the University of Minnesota (magna cum laude) and his Ph.D. in political science (distinction) from Columbia University. He has taught at Columbia and George Washington Universities and is currently a visiting assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University.