Tracy Davis is a Professor and Program Coordinator of the College Student Personnel graduate program at Western Illinois University. He also serves as Director of the Center for the Study of Masculinities and Men’s Development. He received his bachelor of arts in English (1988), master of arts in student development in post-secondary education (1992), and doctorate of philosophy in student development in post-secondary education (1997) from The University of Iowa.
He has published widely regarding men’s development, sexual assault prevention and social justice and co-authored the monograph Developing Social Justice Allies. Tracy's next book, just published by Routledge and co-edited with Dr. Jason Laker, is entitled Masculinities in Higher Education: Theoretical and Practical Considerations.
His sexual assault prevention research has won numerous awards including both the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Outstanding Dissertation Award. Tracy was also selected to the inaugural class of ACPA Emerging Scholars in 1999 and has received the SCM Outstanding Research Award and the Commission on Student Development Assessment’s Outstanding Assessment Article Award. He was also selected to receive the ACPA Annuit Coeptis award for Senior Scholars and the SCM Harry Canon Outstanding Professional in 2006. In addition, he is a frequent presenter, speaker and consultant on college campuses, and is wildly unfinished.