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James Davis, Ed.D.

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Department of Human Sciences
Associate Professor
Flavia Hall


Ed.D. in Educational Psychology, University of Oregon
MS in Multidisciplinary: Gerontology & Administration, University of Oregon
BS in Political Science, University of Oregon

Classes Taught

Community Psychology and Social Perspectives
Health Aspects of Aging
Social Systems in Later Life
Communication and Aging
Senior Power, Politics and Policy
Government and Social Policy
Health Leadership
Nonprofit Leadership
Cultural Psychology
Applied Psychology

Excellence in Academic Service & Teaching, Marylhurst University (2013)


Jim Davis' areas of expertise are gerontology, social/community psychology and public policy. He is the chair of the National Coalition for Consumer Organizations and is president of the Oregon Consumer League. Other professional associations include Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens, United Seniors of Oregon, Oregon Alliance for Retired Americans, Parkinson's Resources of Oregon and the National Council on Aging.

At Marylhurst, Jim is the vice chair of the University Faculty Council and co-chair of the Diversity Committee and the Fund for Faculty Excellence & Innovation Committee. He serves as faculty adviser to the Marylhurst Psychology Association. Other committees include Faculty Practices & Policy Committee, Faculty Development Committee and Adjunct Faculty Committee.


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Faculty to Participate in Oregon's White House Conference on Aging

Drs. Jim Davis and Jennifer Sasser will be VIP participants at the Oregon White House Conference on Aging in May 2015.


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