Defence Scientist, Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis; and
Research Lead for the Chief, Professional Conduct and Culture, National Defence Canada
Karen Davis is a defence scientist with the Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis, and the Research Lead for the Chief, Professional Conduct and Culture, National Defence Canada. In her current role, she is responsible for oversight of the development and coordination of a research strategy to support culture change across the Defence Team. As a former military officer and as a civilian scientist, she has published numerous reports, journal articles and book chapters, and edited several volumes related to the integration of women, and gender, leadership and culture in the military. Recent projects include scientific oversight of a multi-method assessment of barriers and opportunities for the deployment of Canadian military women and leadership of a NATO Research Task Group on the integration of women into ground combat units.