15 Mar Richard Davis
CEO, Managing Director & Senior Fellow
Director, Center for Conflict Studies and Field Research
In addition to his current role with ARTIS, Richard holds several active appointments which include: Senior Research Fellow, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University; Senior Associate, Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress; Senior Research Fellow, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Associate Member, Permanent Monitoring Panel on Terrorism, World Federation of Scientists; and Trustee, Hope International University. Prior to his current work, Richard served as a Senior Policy Fellow at RTI International. Prior, he served at The White House as the Director of Prevention (terrorism) Policy for the Homeland Security Council. Richard served as the Director of the Task Force to Prevent the Entry of Weapons of Mass Effect and the Director of the Academe, Policy and Research Senior Advisory Committee for Secretaries Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff at the United States Department of Homeland Security. Richard led a non-profit international development organization dedicated to the education of youth and conflict mitigation. He began his professional career as a teacher, later becoming a school administrator. During his days as an educator, he was also a collegiate men’s soccer coach.
Richard has a PhD from the London School of Economics; an MPA from Harvard University; and an MA from the Naval War College. He holds Baccalaureate Degrees in Finance and Social Science from Hope International University.