Lynn E. Davis is Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs, having joined the Clinton Administration in February, 1993.
Prior to taking up her duties at the Department of State, Dr. Davis was Vice President of RAND in Santa Monica, California.
Dr. Davis' previous government service includes four years in the Carter Administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Policy Plans. She had previously served on the staffs of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the National Security Council.
Dr. Davis has taught national security policy at the National War College, and political science at Columbia University. From 1985-1989, she served as Director of Studies of London's International Institute of Strategic Studies.
Dr. Davis earned a B.A. at Duke University and a Ph.D at Columbia University. Her published works include An Arms Control Strategy for the New Europe: Assuring Peace in a Changing World; Limited Nuclear Options: Deterrence and the New American Doctrine; and The Cold War Begins, Soviet/American Conflict Over Eastern Europe
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