Director, 2016-17 Program on "International Society: Institutions and Actors in Global Governance"
Christina L. Davis is professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Her research interests include the politics and foreign policy of Japan, East Asia, and the study of international organizations and focus on trade policy. She is the author of Food Fights Over Free Trade: How International Institutions Promote Agricultural Trade Liberalization (2003), and Why Adjudicate? Enforcing Trade Rules in the WTO (2012), which was awarded the International Law Best Book Award by the International Studies Association, the Chadwick Alger Prize for the best book on International Organizations, and the Ohira Masayoshi Memorial Prize for the best book on Pacific Basin Studies. Davis' research has been published in the American Political Science Review, Comparative Politics, International Security, World Politics and other leading journals. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Beate Witzler brings substantial experience in international education and exchange to her position with the Fung Global Fellows Program. She began her career at the New York-based educational non-profit organization CDS International (now Cultural Vistas), where she managed a variety of international internship programs, student exchanges, and scholarship and fellowship programs. Witzler joined Princeton University in 2008 as an interim program manager at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and an assistant editor at the Council of the Humanities, where she worked on an anthology of writers and journalists. Prior to being named assistant director of the Fung Global Fellows Program in 2012, she was the program coordinator for the Program in East Asian Studies. She received her Ph.D. in history from the Universität Heidelberg, Germany.