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Edmond W. Davis

Edmond Davis has been an assistant professor of history at several colleges and universities, currently at Arkansas Baptist College. Mr. Davis is published in a variety of sociohistorical topics and has presented at state events and national education conferences. He is a contributor to the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame and authored Arkansas’ only Tuskegee Airmen book. In 2020, Mr. Davis became the Director of the Derek Olivier Research Institute (DORI) for the Prevention of Violence. Professor Davis has a legacy of community service through board memberships, television and radio appearances, and affiliations with several organizations. His charge is to advocate for quality education, cultural competence, and social justice.

Mr. Davis is a graduate of Grambling State University and holds a Master’s Degree in History from Louisiana Technical University.

Originally from Philadelphia, Mr. Davis describes himself as a “transplant southerner.” He enjoys spending time with his wife and their son, and serving as a Deacon at Bountiful Blessings World Fellowship in Little Rock.