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Donald Davis, Ph.D.

  • Donald Davis, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Psychology
  • 346g Mills Godwin Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4461
  • dddavis@odu.edu
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  • Education

    Michigan State University, 1982
    Major: Psychology
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Central Michigan University, 1977
    Major: Psychology
    Degree: M.A.
    Central Michigan University, 1973
    Major: Psychology, Sociology
    Degree: B.A.
  • 2006: Best Paper Award, Virginia Psychological Association
  • 2001: Best Paper Award, Virginia Psychological Association
  • 1995: Best Paper Award, Virginia Psychological Association
  • 1995: Fulbright Senior Scholar, China, Council for International Exchange of Scholars
  • 1995: John J. Conley Award for Managing Change, American Society for Head and Neck Surgery
  • 1993: Honorary Professor of Economics, School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1989: Fulbright Asian Scholar-in-Residence , Council for International Exchange of Scholars
  • 1986: Finalist, Best Paper Award, Eastern Academy of Management
  • 1983: Best Dissertation Award, American Psychological Association
  • 1983: Research Fellowship, Gerontological Society of America
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Chesapeake Bay Program. Water quality and living resources program
    Sponsoring Organization: Chesapeake Bay Program, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
    Date: January, 2010 - June, 2010
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Creating an inclusive learning environment: Enhancing retention of women and minorities in computer science.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: August, 2004 - August, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.; Major, D. A.; Sanchez-Hucles, J.; DeLoatch, S.
    Research experience for undergraduates.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: 2006 - 2007
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Research experience for undergraduates.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Impact of Leadership Relationships, Upward Influence, and Trust on the Performance of National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: 2004 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Climate for Opportunity and Inclusion: Improving the Recruitment, Retention and Advancement of Women and Minorities in IT
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: June, 2002 - June, 2005
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Major, D. A.; Sanchez-Hucles, J.; Davis, D. D.; Mann, J.
    Culture and team performance in aviation.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Date: 2000 - 2003
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Design Enhancement of Aviation Equipment Utilizing User Personality.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Date: 2000 - 2003
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Leadership at a distance in Asia, Europe, and North America.
    Sponsoring Organization: PDI Global Research Consortia
    Date: 2001 - 2002
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Leadership at a distance: Managing distributed work teams in Asia.
    Sponsoring Organization: PDI Global Research Consortia
    Date: 2000 - 2001
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Predicting teleworker performance.
    Sponsoring Organization: Society for Human Resource Management Foundation
    Date: 1999 - 2000
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Personality predictors of pilot performance.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Date: 1998 - 2000
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    The influence of national culture on flightcrew performance: A culture-centered approach to human factors.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center
    Date: 1998 - 2000
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Organization change and total quality management.
    Sponsoring Organization: Bowater
    Date: 1992 - 1993
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Fulbright Scholar in Residence
    Sponsoring Organization: United States Information Agency, Council on International Exchange of Scholars
    Date: 1989 - 1990
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.
    Development of assessor training programs for management assessment centers.
    Sponsoring Organization: BellSouth
    Date: 1987 - 1988
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.; McIntyre, R.
    Technological change and work practices.
    Sponsoring Organization: Industrial Technology Institute
    Date: 1987 - 1988
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.; Carlopio, J.
    Capacity Building and Model Development for the Delivery of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to Senior Citizens: The Use of Satellite Staff to Facilitate Interagency Planning.
    Sponsoring Organization: Administration on Aging
    Date: 1978 - 1980
    Investigators:Davis, D. D.; James, M. L.