Katie Davis

Postdoctoral Fellow (She/Her)


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

Public opinion, nuclear history, Cold War, international organizations

Name of Postdoctoral Fellowship

Contemporary International History


Katie Davis is the Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary International History, a position jointly held with the History Department and the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History. Her work focuses on the relationship between public opinion, civil society, and foreign policymaking in the United States. Her current book project examines these themes in the context of US debates about international control of atomic energy in the 1940s. She is particularly interested in exploring how historians can incorporate public opinion research into their work. Katie is also the International History Editor for International Journal and the coordinator for the MA field in Contemporary International History.


PhD, University of Toronto
MSc Theory & History of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science