Expertise Keywords

  • Conflict prevention
  • Global health governance
  • International Relations
  • International refugee law
  • Political Science
  • United Nations
  • Women Peace and Security

Subject Area Codes

  • International Relations

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 66 (Other: 66)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

I am a strong advocate of differentiated learning and disability inclusion. I encourage students to think critically about gender, security, diplomacy, and to use critical approaches (theories and methodologies) to understand.  

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship



Dr Sara Davies is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow and Associate Professor at the Centre for Governance and Public Policy,  School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University, Australia.  She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Gender Peace and Security Initiative, School of Social Sciences, Monash University.
Sara’s research interests are in global health governance, health diplomacy and prevention of sexual violence in conflict situations.  Sara Davies has published in Review of International Studies, Security Dialogue, and International Affairs.  Sara is author ofGlobal Politics of Health (Polity) and Legitimatizing Rejection: International Refugee Law in Asia (Martinus Nijhoff), and co-author of Disease Diplomacy (Johns Hopkins University Press) with Adam Kamradt-Scott and Simon Rushton.

Editorial roles

  • Co-Editor in Chief, Australian Journal of International Affairs -

Professional memberships

  • Global Health Section Treasurer, International Studies Association 2015 - 2017