Biography

Joel Davis joined the faculty of Columbus Academy in 1996 as an upper school biology teacher and is the Dedger and Rose Jones Master Chair in Science. He has taught chemistry, biology, advanced biology, honors biology and bio 2, encompassing grades 9-12. Joel has also coordinated and chaperoned national and international field experiences to locations such as Florida, Costa Rica, Belize, Panama, the Galapagos Islands and the British Virgin Islands. He is a member of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) and has been a presenter at national conferences on four occasions covering subjects ranging from “How to Teach a Successful Advanced Placement Class” to “Setting Up an Outdoor Field Ecology Experience.” Joel also has over 20 years of experience coaching middle and upper school boys basketball at Academy. Prior to joining Academy, Joel taught science courses at Friends School of Baltimore in Maryland and at East Wake High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. He holds a B.S. in natural resources and a M.S. in entomology from The Ohio State University.

Education
  • B.S. The Ohio State University , Natural Resources
  • M.S. The Ohio State University , Entomology