Ann M. Davis, Ph.D.

Lecturer I

Undergraduate Program Coordinator


Ann M. Davis, Ph.D.

ASSC 323


Dr. Ann M. Davis earned bachelor's degrees in biochemistry and cell biology and in psychology at Rice University before pursuing her Ph.D. in immunology at UT Southwestern Medical Center as a student of Dr. J. David Farrar. She joined the faculty of Texas Woman's University in 2010 as an adjunct instructor and became a full-time lecturer in 2018. Dr. Davis has experience teaching a wide variety of different courses in the department. She has a strong interest in STEM educational reform, and she builds her courses around evidence-based pedagogies. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Davis is also the Biology Department's undergraduate program coordinator and one of TWU's faculty advisors for pre-health professions students.


Ph.D., Immunology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2008
B.A., Psychology, Rice University, Houston, TX, 2003
B.A., Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University, Houston, TX, 2003


Undergraduate Biology Education; Undergraduate Curriculum Design; Pre-Health Professions Advising

Latest Articles

Heating up enzyme kinetics: A safe, inexpensive, and quantitative inquiry activity
American Biology Teacher (2019)
Kushal Bhatt, Ann M. Davis, Shazia A. Ahmed

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
  • Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

Honors & Awards

  • Pioneer Teaching and Learning Academy Scholar, Texas Woman's University (2019)
  • Center for Faculty Excellence Travel Assistance Award, TWU Center for Faculty Excellence (2019)