Kim Davies


Kim Davies



Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

Other Duties


  • (706) 737-1738
  • AH N212


  • Ph.D., Sociology Ohio State University Main Cam, 1996

  • MA, Sociology Ohio State University Main Cam, 1990

  • BA, Sociology Ohio State University, 1988

  • BA, Women's Studies Ohio State University, 1988

Awards & Honors

  • Leadership Award Caught in the Act of Representing Values of Georgia Regents University Georgia Regents University Office of Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence, 2015

  • Louis K. Bell Alumni Research Award Augusta State University, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SOCI 3187

    Sociology of Murder

Teaching Interests

Sociology of Murder; Criminology; Sociology Methods I and II, Women, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System, Violence and the South, Deviance.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Assessing the Effects of COVID-19-Related Stay-at-Home Orders on Homicide Rates in Selected U.S. Cities, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Large-scale profiling of serum metabolites in African American and European American patients with bladder cancer reveals metabolic pathways associated with patient survival., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Engaging boys in eradicating gender-based violence: A pilot study of a promundo-adapted program,Involucrar a los Chicos en la Erradicación de la violencia de género: Un estudio piloto del programa promundo, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • It is (more) about the students: Faculty motivations and concerns regarding teaching online, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Small Screens and Big Streets: A Comparison of Women Police Officers on Primetime Crime Shows and in U.S. Police Departments, 1950 to 2008, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

College Service

  • Masters of Public Adminstration Admissions Committee 2015 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin Marketing Committee 2016 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Campus Giving (formerly IGRU) 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Institute of Public and Preventive Health Advisory Board 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Office of Diversity & Inclusion’s Steering Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Dean of Libraries Search Committee 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Institutional Effectiveness Planning Committee on Comprehensive Program Review 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Ad Hoc Take Back the Sidewalks Anti-Bullying Rally 2016 - 2016

Professional Service

  • Homicide Research Working Group (HRWG) 2018 - 2022

    Role: Director
  • American Sociological Association Committee on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People in Sociology 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Oxford University Press - 2009

    Role: Reviewer
  • The Sociological Quarterly - 2009

    Role: Reviewer
  • Feminist Criminology - 2008

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • PEACE (Police Engagement and Community Education) Sponsored by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and the Augusta Chapter of the Links 2020 - 2020

    Role: Session Chair
  • FBI Citizen’s Academy Program 2019 - 2019

    Role: Member
  • Aiken Technical College Crimnal Justice Advisory Board 2015

    Role: Board Member
  • Georgia Appleseed Race, Law Enforcement and the Law Stakeholders 2015

    Role: Other