William Davis

Visiting Lecturer in Psychology and Education

Courses taught

  • Theories of Personality
  • Seminar in Positive Psychology
  • Lab in Personality Research
  • Abnormal Psychology

Recent Publications

Davis, W. E., & Hicks, J. A. (2016). Judgments of meaning in life, religious beliefs, and the experience of cognitive (dis)fluency. Journal of Personality, 84, 291-305.

Davis, W. E., Kelley, N. J., Kim, J., Tang, D., & Hicks, J. A. (2016) Motivating the academic mind: High-level construal of academic goals enhances goal meaningfulness, motivation, and self-concordance. Motivation and Emotion, 40, 193-202.

Davis, W. E., Hicks, J. A., Schlegel, R. J., Smith, C. M., & Vess, M. (2015). Authenticity and self-esteem across temporal horizons. Journal of Positive Psychology.