Keynote - Dr. Lori Patton Davis

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Lori Patton Davis Ph.D.


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3-5-2021 9:00 AM

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Dr. Lori Patton Davis is a highly respected, nationally recognized, and accomplished scholar in the field of higher education. She is a tenured full professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at The Ohio State University and Chair of the Department of Educational Studies. Dr. Patton Davis is also past president of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, the first Black woman to be elected to this leadership role. She is best known for important cross-cutting scholarship on race and racism in higher education, campus diversity initiatives, Black students, particularly, girls and women in educational and social contexts, and college student development. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and other academic publications appearing in highly-regarded venues such as The Journal of Higher Education, Review of Higher Education, Review of Educational Research, and Urban Education. Her research has been cited in multiple publications and funded by grants from the Spencer Foundation, Lumina Foundation, American Psychological Foundation and an array of other entities. She was the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division J Equity and Inclusion Officer for six years. The American College Personnel Association (ACPA) members elected her to a two-year term as the inaugural Director of Equity and Inclusion on the Association’s national governing board. She has received many national awards for her scholarly contributions and has been recognized in the EdWeek Hess Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings as one of the top 200 influential educators in the US. She is a frequently sought-after expert on a wide range of education topics. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Huffington Post, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, and dozens of other media outlets have quoted her and featured her research. She has also advised university presidents and other senior administrators, philanthropic foundation executives, culture center directors, and educators in urban K-12 schools.

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Keynote - Dr. Lori Patton Davis