Elizabeth Davis (M.A., NYU; Ph.D., Alabama) is the Coordinator of the interdisciplinary and cross-curricular Writing Certificate Program and teaches rhetoric and composition courses in the Department of English. She also coordinates the UGA Writing Fellows program and works to support writing instruction and assessment for students and faculty at UGA. Her areas of research and teaching expertise are digital rhetoric, digital humanities, service-learning, ePortfolios and textual materialities.
Dr. Davis has published articles and book reviews in the Digital Rhetoric Collaborative, Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, and the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, International Journal of ePortfolio and Journal of Language and Literacy Education. With her colleagues, the late Dr. Christy Desmet and Dr. Deb Miller from the First-year Composition program at UGA, she participated in Cohort VI of the Inter/National Coalition for Electronic Portfolio Research, conducting research on the assessment and material practices of ePortfolios. She has a co-authored chapter in a forthcoming collection, ePortfolios@edu (Eds. Dellinger and Hart), on the legacy of ePortfolios in writing instruction at UGA. She is the co-author, with Nedra Reynolds, of the Third Editions of Portfolio Keeping: A Guide for Students and Portfolio Teaching: A Guide for Instructors (Bedford/St. Martins, 2014).
In 2019, Dr. Davis received the UGA Service-Learning Excellence in Teaching Award for her community engaged writing courses and her longtime collaboration with the Archway Partnership, a Public Service and Outreach unit of UGA.