BA Honours, PhD Political Science
Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow
Dr Sara E. Davies is an Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow, Centre for Governance and Public Policy, School of Government and International Relations.
Dr Davies also holds the following roles:
- Program Leader: Global Health Governance, Centre for Governance and Public Policy.
- Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Monash University.
- Steering Committee Member, Monash Gender Peace and Security, Monash University.
- Adjunct Associate Professor, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology.
- The ARC Future Fellow Project: Security and Health Diplomacy: A Necessary Partnership?, explores the factors which determine whether the portrayal of international health issues as security threats succeed or fail in inspiring cooperative policy and investment, focusing on five distinct global health programmes (GOARN, GAVI Alliance, Global Fund, Framework for Tobacco Control and Safe Motherhood Initiative).
- The ARC Discovery Project: Preventing Mass Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Asia Pacific, led by Dr Davies and Professor Jacqui True, Monash University, builds on her previous work on the prevention of mass atrocities. This project seeks to identify the factors associated with heightened risk of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV), especially the relationship between endemic violence against women and extreme cases of SGBV in the Asia-Pacific region.
Dr Davies has taught and supervised undergraduate and postgraduate students (PhD and Masters) at Griffith University, University of Queensland and QUT. Dr Davies has taught in international diplomacy courses; and been invited to give lecturers and present at a number of international forums in Asia, Europe and North America.
Dr Davies welcomes undergraduate and postgraduate students to approach her for supervision in the following areas:
- Global Health Governance
- Global Health Security
- Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Armed Conflict
- Women Peace and Security
- Responsibility to Protect
- Prevention of Mass Atrocities
- International Refugee Law
- S.E. Davies, co-authored with Adam Kamradt-Scott and Simon Rushton. Disease Diplomacy. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
- S.E.Davies. Global Politics of Health. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2010.
- S.E. Davies. Legitimising Rejection: International Refugee Law in Southeast Asia. Refugees and Human Rights Series. Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff, 2008.
- S.E. Davies and Jeremy R. Youde (eds). Politics of Disease Surveillance. Global Health Series. Hampshire: Ashgate, 2015.
- S.E. Davies, Z. Nwokora, E. Stamnes and S. Teitt (eds) Responsibility to Protect and Women Peace and Security Agenda. Boston: Brill. September 2013.
- Alex J. Bellamy, S.E. Davies and Luke Glanville (eds.). Responsibility to Protect and International Law. Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill, 2011.
- S.E. Davies and Luke Glanville (eds.). Protection of the Displaced: Deepening the Responsibility to Protect. Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill, 2010.
- Roderic Broadhurst and Sara E. Davies (eds.). Policing in Context. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2008.
- Alexander Bellamy, Roland Bleiker, Sara E. Davies and Richard Devetak (eds.). Security and the War on Terror. Abingdon: Routledge, 2007.
- S. E. Davies. Asylum Seekers and Australia’s Security. In Mark Beeson and Shahar Hameiri (eds). Navigating the New International Disorder: Australia in World Affairs 2011-2015 (Oxford University Press, 2016).
- S. E. Davies. Gender and Responsibility to Protect. In Alex J. Bellamy and Tim Dunne (eds). Oxford Handbook of The Responsibility to Protect (Oxford University Press, 2016).
- S.E. Davies. ‘Remembering the human in Asia-Pacific human security’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 71 (1) 2017, 16-19.
- S.E. Davies, Jacqui True and Maria Tanyag. ‘How women’s silence secures the peace: analysing sexual and gender-based violence in a low-intensity conflict’, Gender & Development 24 (3), 2016, 459-473.
- S.E. Davies and Belinda Bennett. ‘A gendered human rights analysis of Ebola and Zika: locating gender in global health emergencies’, International Affairs 92 (5) 2016, 1041-1060.
- S.E. Davies and Simon Rushton. ‘Public Health: the new peacekeeping mission? Lessons from the Ebola outbreak in Liberia’. Third World Quarterly 37 (3), 2016.
- S.E. Davies and Jacqui True. ‘Reframing the Prevention of Conflict-Related Sexual and Gender-Based Violence’, Security Dialogue. Vol 46, No.6, 495-512, 2015.
- S.E. Davies and Simon Rushton. ‘Public Health: the new peacekeeping mission? Lessons from the Ebola outbreak in Liberia’. Third World Quarterly. Vol 37, Issue 3, 419-435.
- S. E. Davies, Sarah Teitt and Zim Nwokora. ‘Bridging the Gap: Early Warning, Gender and the Responsibility to Protect’, Cooperation and Conflict, 50 (2), 2015.
- S. E. Davies ‘Healthy populations, political stability and regime type: Southeast Asia as a case study’, Review of International Studies, 40 (5), 2014.
- S. E. Davies with Kimberly Nackers and Sarah Teitt. ‘ASEAN and Women, Peace and Security’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 68 (3), 2014, pp.333-355.
- S.E. Davies, ‘National Security and Pandemics’, UN Chronicle, Volume L Number 2 2013.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Protect or Deter? The Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers in Australia’, Social Alternatives, 32(3), 2013.
- S. E. Davies, ‘Review Essay: Pursuing women's peace and security, and justice’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 67 (4), 2013, 540-548.
- S.E. Davies and Jeremy R. Youde, ‘The IHR (2005) Disease Surveillance, and the Individual in Global Health Politics’, International Journal of Human Rights, 17 (1, 2013), 133-151.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Natural Disasters and the Responsibility to Protect’, German Yearbook of International Law, 55 (2012), 149-174.
- S.E. Davies, ‘The international politics of disease reporting: Towards post-Westphalianism?, International Politics 49 (5, 2012), 591-613.
- S.E. Davies, ‘The Challenge to Know and Control: Disease Surveillance Alerts in China and India’, Global Public Health, 7 (7, 2012), 695-716.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Duty in the time of epidemics: what China and Zimbabwe teach us’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 66 (4, 2012), 413-430.
- S.E.Davies, ‘Health among Nations: Is there a Place for Health in International Relations?’, International Political Sociology, 6 (3, 2012), 316-320.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Informal Disease Surveillance Networks’, Global Change, Peace and Security, 24 (1, 2012), 95-107.
- S.E. Davies and Sarah Teitt, ‘Engendering the Responsibility to Protect’, Global Responsibility to Protect, 4 (2, 2012), 198-222.
- S.E. Davies, ‘What does it mean to 'securitize' infectious diseases?’, Berichte & Studien 93 (2011), 217-229.
- S.E. Davies, ‘The duty to report disease outbreaks: of interest or value? Lessons from H5N1’, Contemporary Politics, 17 (4, 2011) 429-455.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Is there an international duty to protect persons in the event of an epidemic?’, Global Health Governance, 3 (2 2010).
- S.E. Davies, ‘What contribution can International Relations make to the evolving global public health agenda?’, International Affairs, 86 (5, 2010), 1167-1190.
- S.E. Davies ‘Health as a Human Right: a matter of access or provision?’, Journal of Human Rights, 9 (4, 2010), 387-408.
- A.J. Bellamy and S.E. Davies, ‘R2P in the Asia Pacific: problems and progress’, Security Dialogue, 40 (6, 2009), 547-574.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Securitizing Infectious Disease’, International Affairs, 84 (2, 2008), 295-313.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Why the 1989 Comprehensive Plan of Action should not be Applauded’, International Relations of the Asia Pacific, 8 (2, 2008), 191-217.
- S. .E. Davies, ‘Did the UNHCR Succeed or Fail? Seeking an Answer to the 1967 Protocol’, International Journal of Refugee Law, 19 (4, 2007), 703-728.
- S.E. Davies, ‘The Asian Rejection? International Refugee Law in Southeast Asia’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, 52 (4, 2006), 562-575.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Saving Refugees or Saving Borders: Southeast Asian States and the Indochinese Refugee Crisis, 1975-79’, Global Change, Peace and Security, 18 (1, 2006), 3-24.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Start looking south: The Refugee Convention Fifty years on’, International Journal of Human Rights, 8 (3, 2004), 355-366.
- S.E. Davies, ‘Truly International Refugee Law? Or another East/West Divide?’, Social Alternatives, 21 (4, 2002), 37-44.
- Co-Editor in Chief of GR2P: Global Responsibility to Protect, Martinus Nijhoff. SCImago Q1.