Christina Davis

Christina Davis

Professor of Government, Department of Government, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
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Christina L. Davis is Professor of Government at Harvard University and the Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She graduated from Harvard College in 1993 and received her Ph.D. in Government from Harvard in 2001, and now returns to Harvard after sixteen years as a professor at Princeton University. Her research has been published in leading political science journals. She is the author of Food Fights Over Free Trade: How International Institutions Promote Agricultural Trade Liberalization (Princeton University Press 2003), and Why Adjudicate? Enforcing Trade Rules in the WTO (Princeton University Press 2012, winner of the international law best book award of the International Studies Association, Ohira Memorial Prize, and co-winner of Chadwick Alger Prize). Currently she is writing a book on the politics of exit and entry into international organizations and several projects on the evolving trade order. Her research interests include the politics and foreign policy of Japan, East Asia, and the study of international organizations with a focus on trade policy. She serves on the executive committees of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, and the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations.