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Wanda Davidson

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree Program Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Dr. Wanda Davidson has worked in academia for 6 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 - Atlanta, GA United States

MSW, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL United States

BS, Alabama State University - Montgomery, AL United States


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

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

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

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

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

Davidson, W. D., 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. D. (2018). Understanding Death Rituals. International Journal of Childbirth Education.

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

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

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