- School of Library and Information Science
Rebecca Davis (she/her/hers) is Assistant Professor at Simmons. Her research areas include marginalized groups and their use of academic library services and resources, diversity in academic libraries, and first-generation graduate students and their information-seeking behaviors. 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 Ph.D. 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 originally from.
Rebecca Davis' Curriculum Vitae
What I Teach
- LIS 407 Information Sources and Services
Underrepresented groups in STEM fields and the use of academic library resources and services, diversity in academic libraries, microaggressions, and information seeking.