Angelique M. Davis

Professor Angelique M. Davis is working with Maria Hamilton on the Mothers’ United Voices (MUV) project. She is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Global African Studies Program at Seattle University. Her research concentrates on the politics of Black motherhood, apologies and reparations, the socio-legal construction of race, and the political representation of nonwhite Americans. Her published articles are in the Journal of Black Studies, The Black Scholar, Berkeley La Raza Law Journal, Studies in Law, Politics, and Society as well as other journals. She also published a book chapter, “Political Blackness: a Sociopolitical Construction of Blackness Post-Loving v. Virginia,” in Loving in a ‘Post–Racial’ World: New Legal Approaches to Interracial Marriages and Relationships (Cambridge University Press, 2012).

She has presented her work at national and international conferences, universities, and other venues. Click here to view her publications.  Professor Davis received her Juris Doctor from the University of Washington in 1999. She served as a federal law clerk and subsequently practiced law until she joined the faculty at Seattle University in 2005. In addition to her academic pursuits, Professor Davis is also Chair of the Seattle Civil Service Commission. She is married to Cedric Davis and is the proud mother of four children.