David R. Davis

Department Associate Chair

Associate Professor

Office: 330 Tarbutton Hall

Phone: (404) 727-0109

Fax: (404) 727-4586

Email: poldd@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Political Science

Emory University
1555 Dickey Drive

Atlanta, Georgia 30322


  • B.A., University of Maryland, 1985
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1992


Visiting Associate Professor, Yale University (1997) and University of Washington (1999).

Research interests: international relations, domestic politics and international conflict, political violence and ethnic conflict, defense economics and the political economy of development.

Teaching interests: international relations, human rights, political violence, research methods.

Current research projects include; the durable resolution of ethnic conflict, democratization and ethnic conflict, crisis escalation and domestic-international conflict linkages.