Davenport Named Interim Dean of Social Science

Garry Gordon, vice president for academic affairs, has announced that Doug Davenport, associate professor of justice systems, has accepted the position of interim dean of social science effective July 1.

Davenport has been at Truman since 1995.

He received his doctorate in political science from Texas Tech University. He also earned his Masters in Public Administration from Texas Tech University. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible from Central Bible College.

Davenport serves the University as the director of the Portfolio Project and is a member of the Vice President’s Advisory Committee on Assessment. He also is an adviser for Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. 

He is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the American Society of Criminology.

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