Joy Lawson Davis
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About Joy Lawson Davis
Joy Lawson Davis has over 30 years of experience in gifted education as a teacher, administrator, writer, researcher & consultant to schools nationwide. Davis is presently an Associate Professor of Education and Chair, Dept of Teacher Education at Virginia Union University in Richmond VA. Dr. Davis previously taught courses in Gifted Education and Diversity Education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Dr. Davis is a native of Virginia. As a practitioner, scholar and writer she has focused her work in advocating for increased attention to the needs of diverse gifted students, in particular African American students and their families. Davis has published widely in books and is host of a blog-WeAreGifted2.blogspot.com, the only blog dedicated to sharing resources and information re: Culturally & Linguistically gifted students. A graduate of The College of William & Mary in Virginia Davis is now serving a Second Term as Chair of the National Association for Gifted Children's Diversity & Equity Committee, is a member of the Advisory Board of Gifted Child Today, a practitioner oriented peer-reviewed journal with the largest subscription base of any gifted journal nationwide. Davis is also a member of the International Gifted Education Teacher Development network (Iget-Network) providing training for teachers interested in meeting the needs of underserved gifted children in the Caribbean and South Africa.
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