L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs



Keandra Davis

Research Associate, Research Institute for Social Equity

Kearney House, Room 307 Phone: (804) 828-1722 Email:  davisk17@vcu.edu


Keandra was born and raised in Miami, FL, and received a Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies from the University of Florida, and a Master of Public Administration from Florida State University. Keandra is also a recipient of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Education Scholarship. Keandra has written a publication relating to the mitigation efforts of gentrification in urban areas for the “Wicked Problems, Wicked Solutions” blog at Florida State University. Keandra served as a featured author on publications that focused on determining the implications COVID-19 had on Florida residents across racial/ethnic demographics and school populations pertaining to each through Florida State University. Keandra has served under the leadership of elected officials on both a local and state level. She also served as a guest lecturer at Florida International University in 2021. Keandra enjoys being an advocate in her community through various service roles to improve the livelihood of those in marginalized communities.