Dr. Sue Davis
Sue Davis, PhD (University of California, Santa Barbara, 1980) has been teaching courses in Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, American Political Thought, and Politics and Literature since she joined the Department in 1985. She has published a number of articles on judicial decision making, a textbook for American political thought and, most recently, a book on the political thought of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She is currently working on a study of the impact of globalization on the class system in Yucatan, Mexico. Professor Davis retired from the Department in August 2009.
The Political Thought of Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Women's Rights and the American Political Traditions. New York: New York University Press, 2008.
Corwin and Peltason's Understanding the Constitution. Seventeenth Edition, Thomson, 2007 (sole author). Sixteenth Edition, Wadsworth, 2004 (first author). Fifteenth Edition, Harcourt Brace, 2000. Coauthored with Jack W. Peltason (second author).
'Discrimination Through Direct Democracy: The Role of the Judiciary in the Pursuit of Equality.' In Kermit L. Hall and Kevin T. McGuire (eds). Benchmark: Judging Courts in American Democracy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
'Alpheus Thomas Mason.' In Nancy Maveety ed. Pioneers of Judicial Behavior. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002.