In July 2014, Cathy Davidson moved to New York to direct the Futures Initiative, a new way of supporting graduate students as the next generation of leaders of institutional and classroom change. The… Read more »
Throughout her career, Cathy N. Davidson has pioneered dozens of educational innovations–for how we teach, how we run and organize learning institutions, and how we publish, collaborate, and do research together.
As Duke University’s first Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies and as co-founder and principal director of the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory, Cathy Davidson has been a visionary leading technology design, innovation, and institutional implementation.
“The History and Future of Higher Education” is a multi-institutional collaborative project initiated by the HASTAC alliance, under leadership of Cathy Davidson, which is coordinating the teaching of a number of diverse courses,… Read more »
Cathy Davidson joined the Mozilla Foundation Board of Directors in July 2012. She had previously organized and hosted the “Storming the Academy” with her students at the 2010 Mozilla Festival, collaborated on the… Read more »
The Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC) is the world’s first and oldest academic social network. Cathy N. Davidson is cofounder and director of this network of humanists, artists, social… Read more »
The Digital Media and Learning Competition is an effort designed to find and to inspire the most novel uses of new media in support of learning. Over the past 5 years, the Competition… Read more »
In 1998, President Nannerl Keohane and Provost John Strobehn appointed Cathy Davidson as the first full-time Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke University (and the first in the nation). The mission, defined… Read more »
In 2003, there was not a single known educational use for the iPod. Apple approached Duke University about giving laptops or multimedia suites to students as part of an Apple Digital Campus initiative…. Read more »
Duke Professors Cathy N. Davidson and David F. Bell co-created the Duke PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge in 2012 to supplement the education of PhD and MFA students, primarily but not exclusive in… Read more »
The mission of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University is to encourage and enable serious humanistic inquiry, and to promote a heightened awareness of the centrality of the humanities to… Read more »
Digital badges are a powerful new tool for identifying and validating the rich array of peoples’ skills, knowledge, accomplishments and competencies. The world is changing fast and, today more than ever, traditional modes… Read more »