Bridgette L. Davis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Davis earned her Ph.D. in Secondary Education with an emphasis in adolescent literacy and science education from The University of Southern Mississippi in 2010.  She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in the Secondary Education (Licensure) programs, and serves as the science and literacy curriculum and academic coordinator for The Gulf Coast Academy for Science Literacy.  Her research interests include adolescent literacy and STEM integration into content areas across the secondary school curriculum, developing low-cost tools to teach science, e-learning, authentic assessments, and classroom climate.  In 2007, Dr. Davisworked in partnership to develop an electrophoresis chamber that can be built by high school students at a very low-cost using common household supplies. In addition, Dr. Davis is frequently invited to present and conduct professional development workshops at the local, national, and international level for professional (science education, STEM, literacy, and Department of Defense) conferences, universities, and school districts.