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Herbert J Davis Faculty Member

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Dr. Davis has more than 40 years experience with business and international affairs. His specific areas of regional interest include South Asia and the Middle East including the GCC. During his career Dr. Davis has worked with the United States Chamber of Commerce in developing the Chamber's outreach to South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. He has also worked closely with the Executive Office of the United States Trade Representative under both the Clinton and George W. Bush Administrations. From 2010-2013 Dr. Davis was the team lead and Acting Chief of Party for the USAID funded Iraq Financial Development Project. This included long term residency in Iraq and Kurdistan. In this capacity he worked directly with Iraq's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to strengthen Iraq's colleges of management and economics. During the 2016-2017 academic year Professor Davis was named the Senior Scowcroft Fellow in International Affairs at the George H. W. Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University in recognition of his work in international development. Professor Davis has provided consulting and advisory support to the presidents and chancellors of universities world-wide most recently with the President of the University of Dubai in developing its international outreach and also its engagement with the private sector in Dubai. Professor Davis has a specific interest in higher education development in transitional economies and periodically serves in an advisory capacity to U. S. corporations and universities with interest in the Middle East, South Asia and the GCC.

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