Rebecca Davis

Assistant Professor
  • School of Library and Information Science

About Me

Rebecca Davis is Assistant Professor at Simmons. Her areas of research include undergraduate women in the STEM fields and their use of academic library services and resources and diversity in academic libraries. Before joining the faculty at Simmons University, she worked as an Information Services Librarian in the Jennifer Ann Wilson Dental Library at the University of Southern California.

Rebecca received a BA in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MS in library science from the University of Kentucky and a PhD in communication and information from the University of Tennessee. Before entering the doctoral program, she worked as a library technician in the G.R. Little Library at Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, where she is from originally.

Rebecca Davis' Curriculum Vitae

What I Teach

  • LIS 407 Information Sources and Services

Research/Creative Activities

Underrepresented groups in STEM fields and the use of academic library resources and services, diversity in academic libraries, microaggressions, and information seeking.