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Denise McLane-Davison, PhD

Associate Professor - Morgan State University

Denise McLane-Davison, PhD

Associate Professor - Morgan State University

Biography

Black humanity is a revolutionary act of democracy!

Denise McLane-Davison, PhD. AM is an Associate Professor of Social Work in School of Social Work, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD. Her teaching pedagogy, research, scholarship, and leadership are interconnected and inclusive of Black Feminist/Womanist/Africana (BFWA) centering critical race, womanist theologian, and other emancipatory theories. Dr. McLane-Davison’s research disrupts systems of structural oppression, while focusing on innovative strategies towards transformation, reconciliation, and liberation.

Dr. McLane-Davison is a visual storyteller utilizing cultural memory intentional centering of African diasporic history and culture in the digital humanities genre to provide an interdisciplinary and intergenerational knowledge bank for public and academic scholars through her training in Black Digital Humanities (BDH)and Black Spatial Humanities.

Dr. McLane-Davison is the founding researcher and archivist of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc. (NABSW) National Repository at Morgan State University and the recipient of The HistoryMakers, Inc. 2020 National Digital Humanities Award for her research on Digital Storytelling Through Primary Data Resources of The HistoryMakers Digital Archive and the National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc. (NABSW) National Repository at Morgan State University.

Dr. McLane-Davison is the 2020 Faculty Women of Color in The Academy Zenobia L. Hikes Teaching-Research National Award Winner, and past National Association of Social Workers-Maryland Chapter, Social Work Educator of The Year, as well as, the recipient of The Distinguished Achievement in Social Work Education Award by the National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc.

Dr. McLane-Davison is a graduate of Illinois State University; University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, and The Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work, Clark Atlanta University.

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