Cecily Davis

Cecily D. Davis, MSW is a first-year doctoral student in the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work mentored by Dr. James Huguley and working with his Just Discipline Project. Cecily received her master's in social work from the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work with a COSA focus and her bachelor's in social work from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA.  With over 10 years of practice experience in the Pittsburgh/Pennsylvania region, the hallmark of Cecily’s experience is collaborative partnership with for-profit organizations, schools/government agencies, nonprofit organizations and nationally funded research projects - University of Oregon Center for Teaching & Learning, University of Pittsburgh SEED Lab, Trying Together,  Fifth Third Bank, UPMC, Pittsburgh Public Schools, and Allegheny County Department of Human Services.  Cecily’s practice focus is children, youth and families and has engaged the educational system on the behalf of those she served for her entire career. Her primary research interests are focused on disproportionality within early childhood settings, racial socialization, mixed methods research, and implementation/dissemination research.