Joel T. Davis
Assistant Professor of History
Office: GRW 315G
Ph.D. History, University of Missouri, 2007
M.A. Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 1999
B.A. History and German, Oklahoma City University, 1998
Joel Davis teaches a wide variety of classes at Concordia. In addition to General Education courses in the Humanities, he teaches about the modern history of Russia, the Middle East, Asia, and Germany. He also teaches survey courses on European History. Joel is currently revising his dissertation, entitled "Rebuilding the Soul: Churches and Religion in Bavaria 1945-1960." Employing a specifically cross-confessional framework, he examines how the Lutheran and Catholic churches in West Germany sought to reinvigorate Christian traditions and deepen religious involvement after World War II.