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Lynn Etheridge Davis (born 1943) was United States Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs from 1993 to 1997.
Lynn E. Davis
Lynn E. Davis was educated at Duke University, receiving a B.A. in political science. She then received an M.A. and a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University.
After graduate school, Davis split her time between academia and government service. She taught political science at Columbia and national security policy at the National War College. She also worked on the staff of the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and then the United States National Security Council. During the Carter administration, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Policy Plans.
In 1985, Davis became Director of Studies of the International Institute of Strategic Studies in London. She held this position until 1989, when she joined the RAND Corporation at its headquarters in Santa Monica, California.
In February 1993, President of the United StatesBill Clinton nominated Davis to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs. After Senate confirmation, she subsequently held this office from April 1, 1993 until August 8, 1997.
After her time in the United States Department of State, Davis returned to the RAND Corporation.
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Preceded by
Frank G. Wisner
Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security
April 1, 1993 – August 8, 1997
Succeeded by
John D. Holum
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