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Dr. Reid Davis
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Reid Davis


Dr. Reid Davis joined the mathematics faculty at University of the Cumberlands in 2004, after having taught at the University of Tennessee for many years. In 1982 and 1991 respectively, he earned a B.A. degree in mathematics and German and a Ph.D. in mathematics, both from the University of Tennessee. From September 1982 to August 1983, he was a Fulbright Scholar in mathematics at the Universit├Ąt Bielefeld in West Germany.

Dr. Davis is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, an undergraduate honor society, and Pi Mu Epsilon, a mathematics honor society.


  • MATH 131 College Mathematics
  • MATH 136 Precalculus
  • MATH 140 Calculus I
  • MATH 240 Calculus II
  • MATH 241 Calculus III
  • MATH 330 Geometry for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher
  • MATH 331 College Geometry
  • MATH 334 Mathematics History
  • MATH 432 Linear Algebra


Reid Davis and Jeff Connor, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Views of Reform: Perspectives from two Mathematicians Involved with Mathematics Education, to appear in the publications of the ACCLAIM research initiative.

John Conway, Reid Davis, and Jerry Dwyer, Engagement in Tennessee Mathematics, to appear in the journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement.

R. Davis, Doctoral Program Centerpiece of Capacity Building Initiative's Efforts, The Rural Mathematics Educator, Vol. 1, No. 2, November 2002, online at

J. Conway, R Davis, and J. Dwyer, Engagement in Tennessee Mathematics, submitted to the journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, July 2002

R. Davis and C. Wagner, Covering Algebras and q-Binomial Generating Functions, Discrete Math 128 (1994) 95-111