Portrait of Glyn Davis

Glyn Davis

Glyn Davis is professor of political science, vice chancellor and principal of the University of Melbourne.

Professor Davis was educated in political science at the University of New South Wales and the Australian National University, before undertaking post-doctoral appointments as a Harkness Fellow at the University of California (Berkeley), the Brookings Institution in Washington DC and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Professor Davis is chair of Universities Australia, and a board member of the Melbourne Theatre Company.

Internationally, Professor Davis is Chair of Universitas 21 (a grouping of twenty-four leading universities from around the globe), a member of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, and a director of the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies at King’s College London.