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Lisa Holland-Davis

Associate Professor of Sociology Sociology Program Coordinator


Office: T05A
Social Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences
LisaHolland-Davis@clayton.edu

Biography

Dr. Holland-Davis has taught sociology and criminal justice classes at Clayton State since 2009. During that time, she has served as the chair of the Department of Social Sciences and director of the short-lived Center for Community and Justice Studies. Her research focuses on the the impact of the social structure on individual behavior and legal responses to crime. Dr. Holland-Davis is originally from Central Florida and earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of Florida. Go Gators! Most weekends, you will find her and her husband on the baseball diamond, cheering on their two sons. She has even parlayed her love of baseball into a new research project on race and youth sports participation.

Education

Ph D, Sociology, University of Florida, 2006

MA, Sociology, University of Florida, 1999

BS, Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska, Omaha, 1997

Awards and Honors

Creative Activities and Scholarship Enrichment Program, Clayton State University College of Arts & Sciences, Award, 2012

Creative Activities and Scholarship Enrichment Program, Clayton State University College of Arts & Sciences, Award, 2009

Intellectual Contributions

Jason L. Davis, Lisa D. Holland-Davis, "Beyond Neighborhoods and Crime:" Expanding the Scope of Social Disorganization Theory to Explain Occupational Deviance, Sociological Inquiry – May 2015

Lisa D. Holland-Davis, Jason L. Davis, Victim Arrest in Intimate Partner Violence Incidents: A Multilevel Test of Black's Theory of Law, The Journal of Public and Professional Sociology – July 2014

Samuel Maddox, Lisa D. Holland-Davis, Emran W. Khan, We've Done This Before! So What Went Wrong?, The Criminologist – May 2014

Presentations

Joshua Meddaugh, Jason L. Davis, Lisa D. Holland-Davis, “Fourth and Downs: An Economic Theory of Governance and the NCAA.” , College Sports Research Institute Conference, College Sports Research Institute –  April 5 2019

Lisa D. Holland-Davis, 2015 Year-End Report on Clayton Nonprofit Survey, Let's Talk Nonprofits in Clayton, State Rep. Valencia Stovall –  December 3 2015

Jason L. Davis, Lisa D. Holland-Davis, Testing Workplace Disorganization Theory, American Society of Criminology Annual Meetings November 18 2015

Lisa D. Holland-Davis, Jason L. Davis, The Case for Mixed Methods in Criminology: Philosophy, Design and Utility, Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, American Society of Criminology –  November 17 2012

Lisa D. Holland-Davis, A. Rafik Mohamed, All Mixed Up:Exploring Drug Use and Racial Identity Among Multiracial Individuals, Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, American Society of Criminology –  November 19 2011

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

University System, Regents Advisory Committee-Sociology, Committee Member –  Fall 2015 to Present

University, Academic Policy Committee, Committee Member –  August 2019 to Present

College, Creative Activities and Scholarship Enrichment (CASE) Committee, Committee Member –  August 2019 to Present

College, College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) Committee, Committee Member –  August 2019 to Present

College, Electronic P&T Portfolio Development Committee, Committee Chair –  January 2019 to July 2019

Department, Promotion & Tenure Committee, Committee Member –  August 2020 to Present

Service to the Community

Board Member, Clayton County System of Care Advisory Board, Local –  January 2019 to Present

Committee Member, Clayton Juvenile Justice Fund, Local –  June 2015 to June 2016

Other, Clayton Neighborhood Revitalization Coalition, Local –  February 2014 to June 2016