Loras College, 1989
B.S., University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, 1979
M.S., Iowa State University, 1983
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1987
Dr. Davis teaches Vertebrate Physiology, Human Anatomy, Human A&P for non majors, Issues in Environmental Biology, Environmental Issues in Costa Rica, Human Exercise: Measurement and Limits, and Modes of Inquiry First Year Seminar.
His research interests include: effects of environmental variables on embryos of bird and turtle eggs; shell-less chick culture; nesting biology of Prothonotary Warblers; Effects of soil water content on map turtle eggs and hatchlings; maintaining student engagement in the A&P classroom: a constant challenge. Other activities: Health Science advisor; co-developer/maintainer of Loras College edible landscape garden; maintenance of Science Hall prairie restoration plot; Life Member of the Association of College and University Biology Educators (ACUBE).