Josh Davis

Chief of Staff and Associate to the Chancellor

University of Nebraska-Lincoln • 201 ADMS • Lincoln NE, 68588-0419 •

Josh Davis portrait

Josh Davis serves as chief of staff and associate to the chancellor, reporting on a variety of strategic and executive duties, including internal and external relations.

Davis served as a Nebraska U leader of global affairs and strategy for more than 10 years. Before taking on the role of associate vice chancellor for international engagement and global strategies in January 2019, Davis worked for four years as assistant vice chancellor for global engagement in the university’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He previously served as assistant vice president for global strategy and initiatives for the NU system.

Prior to coming to Nebraska, Davis worked for the federal government. He held multiple positions at the U.S. Department of State, domestically and overseas, and served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as a foreign policy adviser in the U.S. Senate, and as a Brookings Institution Legislative Fellow.

Davis is a graduate of the University of Akron School of Law and is a member of the Ohio Bar Association.

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