Christina L. Davis
Christina L. Davis is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University. Her teaching and research interests bridge international relations and comparative politics, with a focus on trade and the politics of international organizations and expertise on Japan. She is the author of two books, 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 2013 given by the International Studies Association.). Her recent article publications include, “Cooperation in Hard Times: Self-restraint of Trade Protection” (with Krzysztof Pelc, Journal of Conflict Resolution 2015), “The Political Logic of Dispute Settlement” (Review of International Organizations 2015), “Business as Usual? Economic Responses to Political Tensions,” (with Sophie Meunier, American Journal of Political Science 2011), “Who Files? Developing Country Participation in WTO Adjudication”(with Sarah Blodgett Bermeo, Journal of Politics 2009), and “Overlapping Institutions in Trade Policy” (Perspectives on
She received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1993, and a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University in 2001. She has spent several years living in Japan as a Rotary Fellow, Fulbright Fellow, and Abe Fellow.