Jason Davidson is a nonresident senior fellow at the New American Engagement Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security; he is also professor of political science and international affairs and director of the Security and Conflict Studies Program at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Davidson is the author of four books: America’s Entangling Alliances: 1778 to the Present (Georgetown University Press, 2020); with Fabrizio Coticchia, Italian Foreign Policy During Matteo Renzi’s Government: A Domestically Focused Outsider and the World (Lexington Books, 2019); The Origins of Revisionist and Status-quo States (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006); and America’s Allies and War: Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). His articles have been published in peer-reviewed academic journals such as Foreign Policy Analysis, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Contemporary Security Policy, Modern Italy, Security Studies, and the Nonproliferation Review.

Davidson earned a PhD and an MA in government from Georgetown University and a BA in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.