Joshua DavisDr. Joshua D. Davis, Associate Professor of Education

Contact Info:


Office Location: Ezell 312

Faculty Phone:  615.966.5786

Faculty Fax: 615.966.7628

Teaching Information:

Title: Associate Professor of Education

Courses:  EGSE 5033 Special Education Law; EGSE Special Education Assessment and Remediation; EG 5083 Research in Action

Start Date at Lipscomb: May 2010


  • B.S. in Biology (Tennessee Technological University)
  • M.A. in Educational Psychology (Tennessee Technological University)
  • Ed.S. in Educational Psychology (Tennessee Technological University)
  • Ed.D. in Educational Administration (Tennessee State University)
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence (Nashville School of Law)


  • School psychology,
  • School administration (principal)
  • School administration (superintendent)
  • Elementary teacher
  • Law
  • Psychological examiner
  • Senior psychological associate

Area of Expertise:

  • Special Education

Primary Research Interest:

  • Special Education

Awards and Honors:

  • Alpha Mu Gamma (National Collegiate Foreign Language Honor Society)
  • Psi Chi (National Honor Society in Psychology)
  • Kappa Delta Pi (National Honor Society in Education)
  • Pi Lambda Theta (National Honor and Professional Association in Education)
  • Who’s Who Among Human Services Professionals
  • Outstanding College Students in America
  • Outstanding Young Men in America
  • Phi Delta Kappa International

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)
  • Council for Exceptional Children

Former Experience:

  • Adjunct instructor for Belmont University
  • Williamson County Schools (principal, assistant principal, school psychologist)
  • Interim Director of Special Education (Van Buren County),
  • License psychological examiner in private practice
  • Teacher (third grade)
  • Clinical therapist at Plateau Mental Health Center
  • Attorney in private practice (Wills and Estate Planning)
  • Professional mediator (Civil and Domestic Dispute Resolution)