The teaching and research interests of Davis include international relations, international political economy, the politics of Japan and the EU, and the study of international organizations. Her current research compares US, EU, and Japanese trade policy in the WTO. She is author of Food Fights Over Free Trade: How International Institutions Promote Agricultural Trade Liberalization (2003). She is a recipient of fellowships from the MacArthur Foundation, and she was a Fulbright scholar in Japan. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. PhD, Harvard.