Tammi Davis

Tammi Davis
Assistant Professor
Childhood Education and Family Studies

Academic Interests

  • Middle English literature
  • Medieval Latin literature
  • Gender studies
  • Media studies
  • Historical sociolinguistics 

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • "Dictators of Venus: Clerical Love Letters and Female Subjection in Troilus and Criseyde and the Rota veneris," in Studies in the Age of Chaucer: The Yearbook of the New Chaucer Society 36 (2014), 103–138. 
  • “The Rhetoric of Logic in John Gower’s Confessio Amantis VII,” in Medievalia et Humanistica 38 (2012): 37–57..
  • “Prerogative and Poetic Prowess: a Reading of the Companho Lyrics of Guilhem de Peitieus,” in TENSO: Bulletin of the Societé Guillaume IX 27 (2012): 25–46.

Previous Experience

  • Visiting Faculty, Indiana University-Bloomington
  • Clinical Literacy Faculty, University of Louisville


Salem, IN


  • Reading
  • Gardening
  • Hiking
  • Writing 

Future Goals and Aspirations

I want to continue my research in undergraduate teacher education as well as form new partnerships in local schools and study the Lives of Teachers. 

Life Outside the University

I enjoy spending time with my family and especially visiting my two granddaughters.