Name: Kimberley Davis, Ph.D.
Institution/Organization Affiliation: Arkansas State University
SERA Research Partner Bio:
Kimberley Davis, Ph.D is an Associate Professor of Special Education and Interim Department Chair in the Department of Educational Leadership, Curriculum, and Special Education at Arkansas State University. She has a B.S. in Secondary Education-Social Studies, a M.Ed. in both Special Education and Educational Leadership, and a Ph.D. in Special Education (Mild Moderate Disabilities). Dr. Davis has served in the field of education as a special education teacher, coordinator, consultant, educational diagnostician, and Special Education director (LEA). Her research interests include multi-tiered levels of intervention and support, teacher preparation, inequities in special education, inclusive practices, and culturally responsive teaching.
Dr. Davis is the proud mother of Autumn Grace, a junior middle level education candidate at Arkansas State University and Aiden Nicholas, a 7th grade student in the Nettleton Public Schools. She enjoys reading, traveling, and participating in service learning projects in her community.
What made you interested in partnering with SERA?
The opportunity to work with the [SERA Science Education Instruction for Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities] project would provide collaborative opportunities to address the needs for students with exceptional learning and behavioral needs through evidence-based interventions and supports.