Heath Fogg  Davis PhD

Heath Fogg Davis PhD

Heath Fogg Davis (Ph.D. in Politics, Princeton University, 1998) is the Undergraduate Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science. His teaching and research examines individual and collective identity in contexts such as democratic political systems, administrative and anti-discrimination law, urban public space, and family formation. Prior to joining the Temple faculty, Davis was an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a member of the groundbreaking James Weldon Johnson Institute Working Group on Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Civil Rights: the first U.S. working group bringing together activists and scholars to explore convergences and divergences between the African American civil rights movement and the Black LGBT civil rights movement. He is the author of Beyond Trans: Does Gender Matter? (NYU Press, 2017).