Faculty: Lindsey Davis, PhD

Lindsey Davis

Lindsey Davis, PhD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Department

Faculty, Forensic Psychology Concentration

Degree Major/Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Clinical Psychology The Graduate Center of the City University of New York 2018
MA Forensic Psychology John Jay College of Criminal Justice 2011
BA Psychological and Brain Sciences Dartmouth College 2005

Courses

  • Introduction to Clinical Practice I and II
  • Systems Theory and Practice

Research and Practice Interests

  • Microaggressions and Discrimination
  • Hate Crime
  • Serial and Sexual Homicide
  • LGBTQ+ Issues and Experiences
  • Parole Board Decision-Making
  • Child Custody Evaluations
  • Risk Assessment
  • Juvenile Justice Evaluations

Publications and Presentations

  • Davis, L. S., and Garcia-Leeds, C. B. (2020). Stress from microagressions and discrimination. In S. Browning and B. van Eeden-Moorefield (eds.), Treating Interpersonal Problems in Contemporary Families: An Inclusive Approach to Engaging Evidence Supported Practice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Manuscript in Preparation.
  • Davis, L. S. (2019). Hate crime: A multi-systemic approach. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Nadal, K. L., Griffin, K., Wong, Y., Davidoff, K., and Davis, L. S. (2017). The injurious relationship between racial microaggressions and physical health: Implications for social work. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 26(1-2), 6-17.
  • Nadal, K. L., Davis, L. S., Stephens, A., and McLean, K. (2016). How gender, sexual orientation, and education influence racial microaggressions among Black Americans: An exploratory study. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Nadal, K. L., Whitman, C. N., Davis, L. S., Erazo, T., and Davidoff, K. C. (2016). Microaggressions toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and genderqueer people: A review of the literature. The Journal of Sex Research, 53(4-5), 488-508.
  • Davis, L. S. (2015). Passing. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Davis, L. S. (2015). Queer. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Davis, L. S., Whitman, C., and Nadal, K. L. (2015). Microaggressions in the workplace: Recommendations for best practices. In Paludi, M., et al. (Eds.), Sexual Harassment in Educational and Work Settings: Current Research and Best Practices for Prevention (pp. 135-156). New York: Praeger.
  • Nadal, K. L., Davidoff, K. C., Davis, L. S., and Wong, Y. L. (2014). Emotional, behavioral, and cognitive reactions to microaggressions: Transgender perspectives. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 1(1), 72-81.
  • Davis, L. S., and Schlesinger, L. B. (2012, 2016). Animal cruelty, firesetting, and homicide. In M. P. Brewster and C. L. Reyes (Eds.), Animal cruelty and the criminal justice system. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.
  • Davis, L. S., and Nadal, K. L. (2012). Homophobia. In T. Teo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. New York: Springer.
  • Davis, L. S. (2019, October). Working with transgender youth in the family court system. Workshop presented at the 2019 Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Davis, L. S. (Chair and Discussant), Stults, C., Hatchel, T., Scheer, J., and Poteat, P. (2019, August). Victimization of LGBTQ+ youth: Who, what, how, and what to do about it. Panel presented at the 2019 American Psychological Association Convention. Chicago, IL.
  • Davis, L. S. (2019, March). Bias-motivated homicide: Toward a new typology. Paper presented at the 2019 American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference. Portland, OR.
  • Davis, L. S. (2015, August). Assumed criminality of Black Americans. Paper presented at the 2015 American Psychological Association Convention. Toronto, Canada.
  • Davis, L. S. (2015, March). Reconceptualizing “gay panic” and “trans panic” as hate crimes. Paper presented at the 2015 American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.
  • Davis, L. S. (2015, March). Justice for transwomen: A theoretical and empirical investigation of the “trans panic” defense. Poster presented at the 2015 Association of Women in Psychology Conference. San Francisco, CA.
  • Davis, L. S. (2015, February). Assumptions of criminality of African-Americans. Paper presented at the Columbia University Teachers College Diversity Roundtable. New York, NY.
  • Davis, L. S. (2013, March). Comparing sexual homicide offenses against children, adolescents, and adults. Paper presented at the 2013 American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference. Portland, OR.
  • Davis, L. S., and Davidoff, K. D. (2012, July). Identifying and addressing microaggressions. Workshop presented at the NYU Steinhardt Technical Assistance Center for Disproportionality’s 2012 Summer Institute. New York, NY.
  • Davis, L. S., Davidoff, K. D., and Wong, Y. (2012, June). Transgender microaggressions: Cognitive, emotional, and behavioral coping mechanisms. Paper presented at the 2012 Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Charlotte, NC.
  • Davis, L. S. (2012, June). Suppression of minority sexual identities and its mental health correlates. Paper presented at the 2012 Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Charlotte, NC.
  • Davis, L. S. (2012, June). Sexual homicide of children. Paper presented at the John Jay College International Justice Conference. New York, NY.
  • Davis, L. S. (2012, March). Getting away with murder: Correlates of prolific serial sexual homicide. Poster presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference. San Juan, PR.
  • Davis, L. S. (2012, March). Victim-offender relationships and crime scene behavior correlates in serial and single-victim sexual homicide. Paper presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference. San Juan, PR.
  • Davis, L. S. (2011, June). Victim-offender relationships and crime scene behavior correlates in serial and single-victim sexual homicide: A preliminary study. Paper presented at the 2011 John Jay College Masters Student Research Group Conference. New York, NY.
  • Nadal, K. L., Davidoff, K., Davis, L., Wong, Y., Marshall, D., and Mckenzie, V. (2011, October). Intersectional identities and microaggressions: Influences of race, gender, sexual orientation, and religion. Paper presented at the 2011 Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture Diversity Challenge. Beacon Hill, MA.

Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities

  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice (2013-Present)
  • Harvard University (2019-Present)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Minorities (APA Division 44)
  • American Psychology-Law Society (APA Division 41)
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Invited Talks and Panels

  • 2019 - William James College Brown Bag – Newton, MA
    • An introduction to trans* mental health
  • 2017 - Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church Community Health Symposium – Harlem, NY
    • Keeping your pitcher full: Caring for yourself so that you can care for others
  • 2017 - Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Grand Rounds – Bronx, NY
    • Best practices for the care of the transgender patient
  • 2016 - The Patrick School Honor Society Induction Keynote – Irvington, NJ
    • Taking risks and learning from failure
  • 2014 -John Jay College Masters’ Student Research Group Panel – New York, NY
    • Applying to doctoral programs
  • 2013 -John Jay College Psychology Department Panel – New York, NY
    • Applying to graduate school