GREENVILLE, S.C. (February 27, 2019) – David Davis joined the Bob Jones University faculty this spring as an assistant professor in the department of criminal justice in the Division of History, Government and Social Science.
“We are very pleased to have David Davis join the division faculty and teach in the criminal justice program,” said Dr. Brenda Schoolfield, Division of History, Government and Social Science chair. “His extensive background in law enforcement along with his teaching experience will strengthen the program. He has a strong commitment to working with students to develop their talents and interests for service in the community and in the body of Christ.”
Davis earned a BS in criminal justice from West Chester University in 1992. He earned a graduate certificate in criminal justice from City University in 1998. Davis went on to complete an MS in Education from Clarks Summit University in 2008. In 2014, he earned an MDiv. from Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary.
Davis has received over 20 certificates from schools and organizations such as Northwestern University, the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Pennsylvania State Police.
Previously, Davis taught at several schools including Cincinnatus Christian Academy, Montgomery County Community College, and most recently while working for BayCare Behavioral Health in the Pasco County Jail and Pasco County Public Schools.
Prior to joining the BJU faculty, Davis served as a police officer in Clarks Summit and East Norriton Township both located in Pennsylvania. He also worked as an officer at Massasoit Community College and later served as security director at Clearwater Christian College.
For his dedication and professionalism, Davis has been awarded numerous awards including Accreditation for Professionalism in Law Enforcement, Class A Life Saving Award and the Police Officer of the Year Award.
“I am thankful for the opportunity to join the faculty at BJU,” said Davis. “My heart’s desire is to serve the students and the other servants of Bob Jones University every day I am here.”
Davis and his wife, Joan, have four children.