Why Are They Angry With Us?
Essays on Race
Larry E. Davis
Larry E. Davis, MA, MSW, PhD, is the dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh, where he is the Donald M. Henderson Professor. He is the director and founder of the Center on Race and Social Problems, which conducts applied social science research on race, ethnicity, and color.
From 1977 until his arrival at the University of Pittsburgh in 2001, Davis was a faculty member at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he was professor of social work and psychology and the holder of the E. Desmond Lee Chair in Ethnic and Racial Diversity. Davis was inducted as a fellow in the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. Some of his publications have appeared in the Journal of Adolescent Research, Social Work, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Black Psychology, Journal of Educational
Psychology, and Social Work Research. Davis is also the coeditor in chief of the Encyclopedia of Social Work, 20th edition and founder and chairman of the editorial board of the journal Race and Social Problems (Springer Publications).
In addition, he is the founder and leader of REAP, a consortium of race, ethnicity, and poverty centers from across the United States. He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, Council on Social Work Education, Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), and the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development (IUCISD).