Wanda Davidson

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Dr. Wanda Davidson has worked in academia for 10 years. This includes a 2 year appointment as an Assistant Professor-Tenure Track at Tennessee State University and adjunct positions at various universities teaching social work courses, online and in the classroom. Dr. Davidson has over 15 years of practice experience in Child Welfare.

Courses Taught

SOCW 6200 - Human Behavior nand Social Environment

SOCW 6500 - Field Education I

SOCW 6510 - Field Education II

SOCW 6520 - Field Education III

SOCW 6530 - Field Education IV

SOCW 0651 - Social Work Skills Lab I


PhD, Clark Atlanta University

MSW, University of Alabama

BS, Alabama State University


Pharris, A., Bucchio, J., Dotson, C., Davidson, W. (2016). Supporting Lesbian couples during pregnancy. International Journal of Childbirth Education

Bucchio, J., Sheffer, P., Davidson, W. (2016). Here's a collaborative way to end homelessness among LGBT. Youth Today

Dotson, C., Davidson, W., Rich, T. (2017). Normal Anxiety of Pregnancy. International Journal of Childbirth Education

Davidson, W. (2017). We Need to work on Barriers to Educational Success for Youth Who Aged out of Foster Care. Youth Today

Davidson, W. (2017). Foster Care Professional need to value and be sensitive to youth Spirituality. Youth Today

Davidson, W., Roberson, K., Smith, T. (2018). Honoring the Loss: Aiding the Grief Process for Bereaved Parents. International Journal of Childbirth Education

Roberson, K., Smith, T., Davidson, W. (2018). Understanding Death Rituals. International Journal of Childbirth Education

Smith, T., Davidson, W., Roberson, K. (2018). Permission to Love: Celebrating Your Rainbow Baby after a Reproductive Loss. International Journal of Childbirth Education


Davidson, W., Underwood, A. (2017). No Child Left Behind: Barriers for youth Aging out of Foster Care. Georgia Southern University

Davidson, W., Bucchio, J. (2017). LGBT Youth. Middle Tennessee State University

Bucchio, J., Davidson, W. (2017). LGBT Foster Youth and Homelessness: Panel discussion. Social Workers Association

Davidson, W., Bucchio, J. (2017). LGBT Foster Youth. University of Memphis