Kim Davies

Department Chair

Kim Davies

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

  • (706) 737-1735
  • (706) 737-2188
  • AH N218

Education

  • Ph.D., Sociology Ohio State University Main Cam, 1996

  • MA, Sociology Ohio State University Main Cam, 1990

  • BA, Sociology Ohio State University, 1988

  • BA, Women's Studies Ohio State University, 1988

Awards & Honors

  • Leadership Award Caught in the Act of Representing Values of Georgia Regents University Georgia Regents University Office of Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence, 2015

  • Louis K. Bell Alumni Research Award Augusta State University, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SOCI 3002

    Methods in Social Research II
  • SOCI 4950

    Selected Topics: Teaching Practicum
  • SOCI 3950

    Selected Topics: Crime Studies
  • SOWK 3601

    Social Work Research II

Teaching Interests

Sociology of Murder; Criminology; Sociology Methods I and II, Women, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System, Violence and the South, Deviance.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Engaging boys in eradicating gender-based violence: A pilot study of a Promundo-adapted program, 2015
  • "It is (more) about the students: Faculty Motivations and Concerns regarding Teaching Online" , 2014
  • Small Screens and Big Streets: A Comparison of Women Police Officers on Primetime Crime Shows and in U.S. Police Departments, 1950 to 2008, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • “Containment Theory,” “Crime Statistics” and “Homicide,”, 2014
  • “Criminal Victimization.” , 2014

College Service

  • Pamplin Marketing Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Masters of Public Adminstration Admissions Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Campus Giving (formerly IGRU) 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair
  • NASPAA Team Site Visit 2016 - 2016

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Attend Winter Student Preview Day - 2016

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Ad Hoc Take Back the Sidewalks Anti-Bullying Rally 2016 - Present

  • USG BOR Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work Committee 2013 - 2015

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • Homicide Research Working Group (HRWG) 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • American Sociological Association Committee on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People in Sociology 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Oxford University Press - 2009

    Role: Reviewer
  • The Sociological Quarterly - 2009

    Role: Reviewer
  • Feminist Criminology - 2008

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Aiken Technical College Crimnal Justice Advisory Board 2015

    Role: Board Member
  • Georgia Appleseed Race, Law Enforcement and the Law Stakeholders 2015

    Role: Other