D. Scott Davis
Senior Vice Provost and
Dean of Graduate Studies
Scott Davis joined the Mercer faculty as assistant professor of chemistry in 1991. He was promoted to associate professor in 1996 and served as chair of the department from 2000-2002, when he was named associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts. He served as associate executive vice president from 2003-2006. Davis currently holds the rank of professor of chemistry.
A native of South Carolina, Davis holds a B.S. from Erskine College and a Ph.D. from Emory University. Davis completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Davis is a member of the American Chemical Society-Organic Division; Pi Alpha Chemical Fraternity; Council on Undergraduate Research-Chemistry Division; Georgia Academy of Science; the American Chemical Society-Division of Chemical Education; the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences; and the American Conference of Academic Deans. He also is a member of Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Xi Scientific Honor ; Omicron Delta Kappa Society; and Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chemistry Honor Society.