Curriculum Vitae

James Warren Davis

Prof. Ph.D.

Full Professor of International Relations

Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 8

9000 St. Gallen
Year of birth: 1963
Place of birth: Marquette, Michigan (USA)
Nationality: US American 
2015-2019 Dean of the School of Economics and Political Science (SEPS-HSG)
Oct. - Dec. 2013 Visiting Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel 
2012-2015 Vice-Dean of the School of Economic and Political Science (SEPS-HSG)
Since 2007 Director of the Centre for Security Economics and Technology (CSET-IPW-HSG) 
Since 2005 Professor of International Politics, University of St.Gallen, St.Gallen, Switzerland
Director, Institute for Political Science, University of St.Gallen
2002–2005 Associate Professor, Lehrstuhl für Internationale Politik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany 
Jan. – June 2001 Visiting Associate Professor, Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University New York 
1995–2002 Assistant Professor, Lehrstuhl für Internationale Politik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany 
1995–1996 Postdoctoral Fellow, John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University 
1995 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University, New York 
1993–1994 Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science, Columbia University, New York 
1986–1988 Project Assistant, Council on Foreign Relations, New York 
1986 Editorial Intern, Foreign Affairs, Council on Foreign Relations, New York 
1985 Research Intern, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC 
June 2002 "Habilitation" (post-doctoral thesis), Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) Munich, venia legendi for Political Science
1995-1996 Postdoctoral Fellowship, John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University
May 1995 Ph.D., Political Science, Columbia University, New York 
February 1994 M.Phil., Political Science, Columbia University, New York 
May 1990 M.A., Political Science, Columbia University, New York 
May 1985 B.A., International Relations, Michigan State University 
Academic Awards and Honors
2005 British International Studies Association, Best Article of the Year Award for Publication in «International Studies Review»
2004 Jean Monnet Fellowship, European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy (awarded but declined)
1998–2000 NATO Research Fellowship 
1995–1996 Harvard University National Security Fellowship, John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies
1994 Donovan Prize, New England Political Science Association 
1993–1994 President’s Fellowship, Columbia University, New York
1991–1992 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow, United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Other Awards and Honors
2011 Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching, Awarded by the Student Union of the University of St.Gallen 
2010 Golden Badge of the Estonian Minister of Defense, Awarded for Meritorious Service to Baltic Defence College 
Other Professional Activities
2019 Member of the Accreditation Team, University of Zaghreb, Appointment by the Government of Croatia
since 2018 Associate Editor, Security Studies
since 2011 Member, Editorial Board, Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen 
2010-2014 Member, Board of Oversight, PCS Power Converter Solutions GmbH, Berlin
2008-2013 Member, Editorial Committee, European Journal of International Relations 
2008–2010 Member, Steering Committee, Standing Group on International Relations, European Consortium for Political Research 
2007–2011 Member, Editorial Committee, Swiss Political Science Review 
2006–2011 Member, Long Range Planning Committee, International Studies Association 
since 2005 Moderator, CSU Transatlantic Forum, Munich Security Conference
2003/2004 Member of the Bavarian Ministry of Science University Evaluation Council 
since 2003 Regular columnist for a syndicate of German newspapers 
1999–2004 Associate Editor, European Journal of International Relations, London: Sage Publishers
 Expert Activities  
2015-2016 Outside expert for preparation of German Ministry of Defense's White Paper on German Security Policy and the Future of the Bundeswehr
2013-2015 Expert Member, Parliamentary Commission of the German Bundestag on Foreign Deployments of the Bundeswehr (Parlamentarische Kommission zur Überprüfung und Sicherung der Parlamentsrechte bei der Mandatierung von Auslandseinsätzen der Bundeswehr)
2011-2012 Member, Expert Committee, Federal Chancellor's Dialogue on the Future (Zukunftsdialog der Bundeskanzlerin), Bundeskanzleramt, Berlin
2009-2010  US member of the Baltic Defense College Review Team, appointed by the Defense Ministers of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS, London)
American Political Science Association
British International Studies Association
Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft
Schweizerische Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft (Member of the Board)
Bayerische Amerika-Akademie
Harvard Club München e.V. (Member of the Board)
International Society of Political Psychology
International Studies Association (Member of the Long-Range Steering Committee)
Turn- und Sportverein 1860 München
English (native speaker)
German (fluent)
French (proficient)

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