Charles N. Davis
Grady College Dean
About: Charles N. Davis is the Dean of the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. He spent the past 14 years as a professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
B.S., Criminology, North Georgia College
M.A., Journalism, University of Georgia
Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of Florida
Research Interests and Activities
Davis worked for ten years as a journalist after his graduation from North Georgia College, working for newspapers, magazines and a news service in Georgia and Florida before leaving full-time journalism to complete a masters degree from the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and to earn a doctorate in mass communication from the University of Florida.
His teaching awards include the Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Teacher of the Year Award in 2008, the Provost’s Award for Junior Faculty Teaching in 2001, and the University of Missouri Alumni Association’s Faculty/Alumni Award in 2008.