Professor of Strategic Management and International Affairs, George Washington University
Dr. Herbert Davis serves as a Professor of Strategic Management and International Affairs at George Washington University, and during the 2016-2017 academic year, he served as the Senior Scowcroft Fellow in International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Dr. Davis has more than thirty-five years of experience with business and international affairs, and his geographic areas of interest and expertise include South Asia, the Middle East, and the Gulf Region (GCC). He has held senior management positions with the United States Chamber of Commerce, where he was directly involved in founding three bilateral business councils representing U.S. corporate interests in Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Bahrain. In addition, he founded and managed the South Asia Regional Energy Coalition (SAREC) at the Chamber. While at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Davis worked closely with the Executive Office of the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations and various departments of the U.S. government. From 2010 to 2013, he was the Team Lead and Acting Chief of Party for the USAID-funded Iraq Financial Development Project under contract to AECOM International Development, Inc.
Dr. Davis was named Global Management Research Professor at the George Washington University in 1996 for his contributions to the international development of the School of Business and to the George Washington University. Earlier in his career, he was the Provost and visiting professor of business at Indiana University, with responsibility for the University’s international campus in Selangor, Malaysia. Professor Davis has served as a visiting scholar at the East-West Center, senior Fulbright professor to Bangladesh, and as a visiting professor at several universities worldwide. He is the Senior Editor of National Culture and International Management in East Asia, published by Thomson Business Press (UK) and Management in India: Trends and Transition, published by Sage, India. Dr. Davis received his PhD from Louisiana State University.