A foreign service officer with the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade from 1976 to 1995, Professor Wolfe served abroad in Dhaka, Bangladesh (1977-79) and in the Canadian Delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris (1981-85). In Ottawa he worked in the National Security Section, the U.S. Trade and Economic Relations Division, as Executive Assistant to the Ambassador for Multilateral Trade Negotiations and Prime Minister's Personal Representative, Economic Summit, and in the International Economic Relations Division. He joined the faculty of the School of Policy Studies in July 1995. He teaches policy analysis and trade policy. He is also a member of the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network and the Economic Negotiation Network.