Associate Professor, Director of MPA Program
Dr. Davis received his Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Kansas in 2011, and his M.P.A. degree from Northern Illinois University in 2008. He joined the faculty at SIU following two years teaching at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
His research explores the environmental and psychological mechanisms that contribute to individual and organizational performance in the public sector. Dr. Davis has conducted research on several topics related to public management including organizational goal and role ambiguity, bureaucratic red tape, and public service motivation.