Dr. Jaya Davis
Dr. Jaya Davis is an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Her primary areas of research include juvenile justice and disproportionate minority contact, victimization, and criminal justice education.
She holds a Ph.D. in Juvenile Justice from Prairie View and A&M University, a Master's Degree in Criminology and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, both from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. Dr. Davis teaches a number of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels including courses on ethics, juvenile justice and delinquency, institutional corrections, policy, and women and crime.