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Andrew Davis

Asst Professor

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

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Andrew Davis is a sociologist who studies politics, violence, law, culture and crime, often with a global focus. His approach to studying the social world involves examining states, organizations and other actors from a macro perspective – asking what factors structure consequential behaviors. His work often uses a variety of methodological approaches including advanced statistical regression-based techniques, network analysis and computational text analysis. His research has been published in a wide range of peer-reviewed journals that cross disciplinary subfields – among them being Justice Quarterly, the British Journal of Sociology, British Journal of Criminology, Social Science Research; Poetics; Punishment and Society; and International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

Teaching and Research Interests

Political Sociology, Crime and Social Control, Pandemic Politics, Human Rights, Organizations, Culture, Methods


Ph.D. Sociology University of Arizona 2019

M.A. Sociology University of Arizona 2016

M.A. Political Science Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2014

B.A. Political Science Winthrop University 2011