Davidow is currently the US ambassador to Mexico.
Ambassador Davidow studied at the University of Massachusetts, the University of Minnesota and at Osmania University in Hyderabad.
While in the foreign service, he spent one year as a Fellow of the American Political Science Association working as a Congresional staff aide (1979) and another year as a Fellow of the Centre for International Affairs at Harvard University (1982).
He was appointed ambassador to Mexico in 1998 and has been serving
in that capacity since. He has previously served as ambassador to Zambia and Venezuela, and was assistant secretary of state for inter-American affairs in 1996.
He has spent much of his 29-year career focusing on Latin America. In addition to his ambassadorial positions, he has
served in US embassies in Guatemala, Chile and Venezuela.
He was also posted to South Africa and Zimbabwe.