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Deidra Davis
Deidra Davis
Phone:
(979) 862-1584
Email:
drddd@tamu.edu
Office:
205C CSA
Address:

Texas A&M University
MS 3147 
College Station, Texas 77843


Degrees:
PH.D., SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, 2017
M.S., SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, 2012
B.S., CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY, 2009
Awards:
• Diversifying Faculty in Illinois Higher Education Program (DFI) Scholarship Award, 2009-2010.
• NSF Illinois Louis Stokes Illinois Alliance for Minority Participation (IL-LSAMP) Scholar, 2007-2008.
Courses:
GEOG 201: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 104: WEATHER, CLIMATE & SOCIETY (SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY- CARBONDALE)

Deidra Davis

Lecturer

Research Interests

Dr. Davis’ research interests are environmental justice, environmental public participation, municipal, state and local environmental policies, brownfield sites and human geography.  In 2017, Dr. Davis graduated from Southern Illinois University where she studied in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Environmental Resources and Policy.  Between 2012 and 2017, she instructed large introductory geography laboratory courses, comprised of more than 150 students per semester. Additionally, Dr. Davis served on a number of university and city government advisory boards. Specifically, she served as a Sustainability Commissioner with the City of Carbondale, Illinois. As a gubernatorial appointee, she gave advice, collaboratively, to Carbondale’s City Council regarding renewable energy sources, energy conservation, green transportation and other environmental policies and issues. She also worked closely with the Director of the Center for Service Learning and Volunteerism at Southern Illinois University, where she acquired knowledge and mentorship about starting and improving faculty, student and community leaders’ engagement through various community based learning initiatives connecting the academic environment with community needs.
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