Jenny Davis

Dr Jenny Davis is a Senior Lecturer at The Australian National University’s School of Sociology. Her research focuses on status, stigma, and identity, along with technology and the politics of digital design.

Jenny received her PhD in Sociology from Texas A&M University in 2012. Her work intersects technology studies and sociological social psychology. After three years as an Assistant Professor of Sociology at James Madison University, she joined The School of Sociology at ANU in 2017.

Jenny is building a research program in collaboration with Dr Tony Love to systematically study role-taking processes. The work  has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the American Sociological Association. In 2018, the project received an ANU Futures Scheme grant to design new measures and test interventions such as reading, writing, and virtual reality simulation. The laboratory at ANU is the sole site of experimental methods in Australian Sociology.