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Dr. Mark Y.A. Davies

Dr. Mark Y.A. Davies

Dr. Mark Y.A. Davies,
Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics


Ph.D. Social Ethics, Boston University
M.Div. Emory University 
BA Philosophy/Religion, Oklahoma City University 


Dr. Mark Y. A. Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and Director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University. From 2009 to 2015, Dr. Davies was dean of the Petree College of Arts and Sciences and Wimberly Professor of Social Ethics at Oklahoma City University. Previously,  Dr. Davies was dean of the Wimberly School of Religion at Oklahoma City University and  Founding Director of the Vivian Wimberly Center for Ethics and Servant Leadership. Prior to becoming dean of the Wimberly School of Religion in 2002, he was associate dean of the Petree College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma City University and chair of the department of philosophy.

Dr. Davies has published in the areas of Boston personalism, process philosophy and ethics, and ecological ethics. He serves on the United Methodist University Senate, which is “an elected body of professionals in higher education created by the General Conference to determine which schools, colleges, universities, and theological schools meet the criteria for listing as institutions affiliated with The United Methodist Church.” Dr. Davies is currently working on a project with the Interfaith Youth Core, founded by Eboo Patel, assisting United Methodist schools, colleges, and universities to develop and enhance opportunities for  interfaith service, dialogue, and cooperation. He and his wife Kristin live in Edmond, OK in the United States, and they have two daughters.

Contact Information

Walker Center
Oklahoma City, OK 73106