Faculty & Staff

B.A. Hollins College (1997)
M.L.A. University of Richmond (2006) 
Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis (2016)

Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century Peninsular Literature; masculinity studies, the figure of the indiano as an intersection of gender and empire; the Realist Novel; the short stories of Emilia Pardo Bazán.

Dr. Davis enjoys teaching all levels of Spanish language, culture, and literature, along with upper-level courses in Advanced Grammara/Composition as well as Culture and Civilization of Spain. With her specialty in Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Pedagogy, she also works with the Department of Education, co-teaching the graduate-level methods course for future foreign language instructors. Dr. Davis will also work closely with students in Linguaprofs, a pre-professional organization for MAE and pre-MAE French, Spanish, and ESOL teachers.