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School of Social Sciences, Monash University

Remy Davison is in the Department of Politics & International Relations at Monash University. He specialises in International Political Economy (IPE) and foreign policy. He was awarded the Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics in 2012. He is a United Nations Global Expert and a former member of the Council on Optimising Government Performance.


  • 2012–present
    Jean Monnet Chair in Politics & Economics, Monash University
  • 2008–present
    Associate Director, Monash European and EU Centre
  • 2010–present
    Global Expert, United Nations, New York, USA
  • 2015–2015
    Visiting Professor, European University Institute
  • 2011–2013
    Council on Optimising Government Performance, Commonwealth Government
  • 2006–2012
    Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Monash University
  • 2008–2010
    Visiting Senior Fellow, Centre for European Studies, Australian National University
  • 1997–2009
    Research Fellow, Contemporary Europe Research Centre (CERC), The University of Melbourne
  • 2008–2008
    Visting Senior Fellow, White Rose East Asia Studies Centre, University of Leeds
  • 2003–2005
    Senior Lecturer in Government, The University of Tasmania
  • 1999–2003
    Director, Strategic Studies Programme, La Trobe University
  • 1994–1996
    Lecturer in International Business, Griffith University
  • 1990–1991
    Financial Report Analyst, Price Waterhouse


  • 1999 
    University of Melbourne, Ph.D. Commerce/Political Science


  • 2018
    The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific: Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century, New York: Routledge
  • 2012
    The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific, 2nd edition, New York: Routledge,
  • 2011
    The Political Economy of Single Market Europe, Saarbrücken: Lambert,
  • 2008
    Foreign Policies of the Great and Emerging Powers, Sydney: Prentice Hall
  • 2004
    The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific, 1st edition, New York: Routledge,

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    Jean Monnet Programme
    Funding Source:
    Commission of the European Union

Professional Memberships

  • Council on European Studies, Columbia University, New York
  • International Studies Association
  • European Consortium for Political Research

Research Areas

  • Political Science (1606)
  • Economics (14)


2010 UN Global Expert 2012 Jean Monnet Chair 2009, 2010 Dean's Commendation for Teaching Excellence, Monash University. 2008 Robert Schuman Lecture, Australian National University. 2005 University Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Tasmania.