Dr. Davis is currently Dean of the College of Business and Professor of Management at the University of New Haven in Connecticut. Formerly she was an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication and, Director of the Women’s Leadership Institute at the George Washington University. Liz earned her B.A. from Columbia University, and received her Ph.D. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in Systems Sciences focusing on Strategy and Organizational Systems & Theory
She has published numerous articles her work has appeared in the Organizational Management Journal, The Journal of Business and Economics , the Business Journal, Journal of Production and Operations, the Case Research Journal, the Journal of Quality, Management, Journal of Management Education , Journal of Medical Humanities, and the Health Policy Journal, and in Sage’s Environmental Leadership volumes . Her work has also been presented in numerous conference proceedings at The Strategic Management Society, the Academy of Management, The Eastern Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute, International Leadership Association, International Eastern Academy of Management and the Northeast Business & Economics Association. She has lectured and done consulting work in strategy, strategic teams, human centered systems change, and environmental leadership the U.S A., Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe. Her most recent work involves several NSF grants working on women, sustainability and science and environmental sustainability.
Dr. Davis currently sits on the Boards of the Rocky Mountain Science & Sustainability Network, the Direct Selling Educational Foundation, the Eastern Academy of Management and the Girl Scouts of Connecticut. She is currently working on three NSF Grants to examine Women Scholars, Science and Sustainability issues and Environmental Leadership.
B.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., the Wharton School
Strategic Leadership & Organizational Transformation
Global Organizational Sustainability