Professor Glyn Davis AC
Vice-Chancellor, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Glyn Davis is Professor of Political Science, Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Melbourne, and immediate past Chair of Universities Australia.

Professor Davis was educated in political science at the University of New South Wales and the Australian National University, before undertaking post-doctoral appointments as a Harkness Fellow at the University of California Berkeley, the Brookings Institution in Washington DC and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Internationally, Professor Davis is a past Chair of Universitas 21, a grouping of 24 leading universities from around the globe, a member of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, and a Director of the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies at King’s College London.

In 2010 Professor Davis presented the Boyer Lectures published as The Republic of Learning.