Cynthia Davis

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Davis obtained her MSW from the University of Tennessee, Ph.D. in social welfare from the University of California at Los Angeles, and completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. After her post-doctoral fellowship, she was employed as a behavioral scientist at the NHMRC National Breast Cancer Center in Sydney, and then began her academic career at the University of Tennessee. She obtained the rank of full-professor. She is a Senior Fellow with the Higher Educational Academy and has completed several Fulbright Senior Specialist Fulbright awards. She is a contributing faculty member at Walden University. Her research interests include International Social Work, Health, and Psycho-oncology, Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods.

Courses Taught

SOCW 6051 - Diversity and Human Rights

SOCW 6301 - Social Work Research

SOCW 8117 - Diversity and Human Rights

SOCW 6204 - Medical Social Work



MSW, University of TN

BA, University of TN