Diana Davis

Associate Professor, Department of History

Office: 3225 Social Sciences & Humanities 
Phone: 530-752-0802
E-mail: geovet (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Professor Davis holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and a PhD in Geography from the University of California at Berkeley. She conducts research on environmental history, pastoral societies and arid lands, political ecology, the Middle East and North Africa and environmental change and public health. 

Undergraduate Courses:

  • HIS 109A:  Global Environmental History (Fall 2013 Description)
  • HIS 109B:  Environmental Change, Disease and Public Health (Fall 2013 Description) (Note: 109A is not a prerequisite for 109B)
  • HIS 193C:  The Middle East Environment


Graduate Courses:

  • GEO 290:  Global Political Ecology (Fall 2012 Description)
  • HIS 201X:  Global Environmental History: Critical Perspectives (Fall 2013 Description)
  • HIS 201X:  Empires of Nature: Imperialism and the Natural World in Africa and Asia
  • HIS 201X:  Nature and Culture: Environmental History & Social Theory 


Middle East and South Asia Program at UCD
American Veterinary Medical History Society (AVMHS)
US Bill of Rights, Constitution, and Declaration of Independence