Lecturer, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

Dr Tom Davis lectures in politics at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, covering subjects such as Social Policy and Development and Human Rights and Global Justice. His current research focuses on the tension between development and foreign aid, social accountability and sustainable development, and human rights and development (especially in the Asia Pacific region). He has collaborates in his research with the Australian Council for International Development, Oxfam Australia, World Vision Australia, and the Nossal Institute for International Health. Recent publications include Human Rights in Asia (Edward Elgar, 2011) and ‘The Politics of Human Rights and Development’.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

Education

  • 2003 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 1996 
    Monash University, Master of Arts
  • 1992 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (with Honours)