Dr Rémy Davison is Jean Monnet Chair in Politics & Economics, and Associate Director of the Monash European and EU Centre. He graduated Combined Honours from Monash University and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Melbourne. He is a Global Conflict Expert for the United Nations and a member of the Council on Optimising Government Performance, an élite Round Table comprising representatives from business, government and academia.
Dr. Davison was previously Senior Visiting Fellow at the National Europe Centre, Australian National University (2008–10); Research Fellow at the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence CERC, University of Melbourne (1997–2009); and served as Vice President of the Contemporary European Studies Association of Australia (2001-02). He was previously Senior Lecturer in Government at the University of Tasmania; Director of the Strategic Studies programme at La Trobe University; Lecturer in European politics at the University of Melbourne; and Lecturer in International Business at Griffith University.
He is a much sought-after commentator by the Australian and international media, having authored over 5,000 articles, many of which have been translated into over a dozen languages. He has appeared on ABC TV and radio, including Lateline and 7.30, Bloomberg TV, Voice of America, the 21st Century Business Herald (China’s largest-circulation business daily), Business Spectator, The Age, The Australian, The Herald-Sun, The Sunday Telegraph and The Sunday Mercury. He currently authors the Polynomix column for The Conversation.