Liane V. Davis


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(1942–1995) Liane Davis left a legacy as an advocate, scholar, and teacher whose commitment to social justice was lived out in every area of her life. As the child of social activists, she learned early lessons about justice and nonviolence. After receiving her BA degree from Antioch College, she became a child welfare caseworker in New York City. After completing her MSW degree at Ade1phi University, she worked in a city health clinic in the Lower East Side of New York City. A second master's degree in psychology became the stepping-stone to her PhD in social psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


From Encyclopedia of Social Work in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Social Work.