Christina L. Davis is a Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute and a professor of government in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Her research interests include the politics and foreign policy of Japan and East Asia and the study of international organizations, with a focus on trade policy, and her research has been published in leading political science journals. Davis 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 Book Award and the Chadwick F. Alger Prize from the International Studies Association and the Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize. Currently, she is writing a book on the politics of exit and entry into international organizations and doing research for several projects on the evolving trade order. She serves on the executive committee of the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.
Davis received her AB in East Asian studies and her PhD in government from Harvard University, and she returns after 16 years on the faculty of Princeton University.