Georgiann Davis

Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Georgiann Davis is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her research and teaching is at the intersection of sociology of diagnosis and feminist theories. Among other scholarly contributions that appeared in outlets ranging from Ms. Magazine to the American Journal of Bioethics, she is the author of the multi-award winning book Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis (NYU Press, 2015). Currently she is working on a new book entitled #INTERSEXYFAT: In Pursuit of the Ideal Body (under contract with NYU Press). She is also the board president of interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth (2017- present) and the former president of the AIS-DSD Support Group (2014-2015). You can read more about her work at www.georgianndavis.com.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Education

  • 2011 
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Sociology

Publications

  • 2015
    Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis, NYU Press

Professional Memberships

  • American Sociological Association
  • Pacific Sociological Association
  • Sociologists for Women in Society