Davidson completed a B.A. in Russian at Middlebury College, Class of 2015, with a specific focus on Eastern European politics.  She wrote her thesis on the rise of fundamentalist Islam in the North Caucasus region. 
During her undergraduate tenure, Davidson was a Presenter at the American Association for the Teaching of Eastern European Languages and the Head of Recruitment at the Middlebury Chapter of the American Enterprise Institute. In her early career, Davidson was an Associate Analyst at Fitch Ratings and Publius Fellow at the Claremont Institute. She is currently a Research Assistant at The Hoover Institute at Stanford University. She is researching under Dr. Edward Lazear, former Chairman of the President's Economic Council under George W. Bush.