Christopher Davis completed a doctoral degree from Michigan State University in higher, adult and lifelong education. His research includes doctoral student teacher development paths, the measurement of liberal learning goals in higher education environments, and relationships of instructional and curricular practice with student uptake and retention of information and skills. Davis earned his MA and BA degrees from Texas Tech University.
Davis is the director of assessment and an assistant adjunct professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Administrative Sciences at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Binghamton University. He works with faculty and staff to create, coordinate and improve assessments, as well as implement and track the school’s strategic plan. Davis uses data from the school’s assessment and strategic plans to work with faculty and staff to document accomplishments and provide continuous quality improvement.In addition to his work with assessment, Davis has an extensive teaching background across both EC-12 and higher education. He believes in the use of andragogical (adult learning) principles in higher education, the integration of assessment into teaching practice and the use of data to drive change in classrooms.