Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University

Dr. Remy Davison is Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics at Monash University. He is a Global Expert for the United Nations, New York, and a former member of the Council on Optimising Government Performance.


  • 2008–present
    Associate Director, Monash European and EU Centre
  • 2012–present
    Jean Monnet Chair in Politics & Economics, Monash University
  • 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
  • 2011–2011
    Deputy Director/Acting Director, Monash European and EU Centre
  • 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


  • 2017
    The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific: Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century, 3rd edition, 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)


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.