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Sherry D. Davis, Ed.D.


Ed.D. – University of Southern California
M.A. & B.A. – CSU-Dominquez Hills

Dr. Davis is in her third term as President of the Association of Pan-African Doctoral Scholars, Inc. (APADS). As a decades-long TESOL Professional, she has been an Associate Professor at Westcliff University and many other online universities teaching current methods in ESL instruction; she has also taught internationally in Ho Chin Minh City, Vietnam, and in Belize, South America. As a Doctor of Education, she continues to serve doctoral candidates and scholars via dissertation coaching along with having served on numerous dissertation committees as a Committee Member. Dr. Davis has presented nationally and internationally and has referred journal articles to her credit. She has held numerous, various positions with several nonprofit organizations, been recognized for her leadership, and has been a frequent speaker regarding her academic career and teaching experiences. As President of APADS, she enjoys helping candidates navigate their dissertation journey and being a thoughtful mentor.

Dr. Davis’ research area is caring pedagogy with a focus on students of color in online spaces. Her credentials include an Ed.D. – Education (Higher Education) (USC); M.A. – English (TESOL) (CSUDH); and a B.A. – Liberal Arts (CSUDH).

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