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Gerald Hinkle Davis, American history educator. Recipient Fulbright-Hays award United States and Federal Republic Germany Governments, 1979-1980; Certified of Merit American Bibliographical Center, 1986, 87.


Davis, Gerald Hinkle was born on September 21, 1930 in Waynesboro, Virginia, United States. Son of Bruce B. and Essie F. (Newman) Davis.


Bachelor in History, Morris Harvey College, 1952. Postgraduate, University Vienna, Austria, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Vanderbilt University, 1958.

Certified, United States Military Academy, 1982.


Archives assistant United States National Archives, Washington, 1958. Overseas lecturer University Maryland, Atlantic/Europe, 1958-1960. Instructor Salisbury (Maryland) State Teachers College, 1960-1962.

Assistant professor to professor Georgia State University, Atlanta, since 1962. Visiting professor Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1966. Consultant American Bibliographic Center, Santa Barbara, California, 1967, 76, Choice: Books for College Libraries, since 1995.

Adjunct professor Atlanta University, 1970, Spelman College, 1991. Guest research professor University Freiburg, Germany, 1979-1980.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Instructor's Manual with Behavioral Objectives and Tests To Accompany Strayer and Others, The Mainstream of Civilization, 1969, 74, 79, 84, 89, Instructor's Manual To Accompany Chodorow and Others, A History of the World, 1986. Editor: Partners in Lord's Work, 1967

    • also articles.


Vice-chair Georgia Endowment for the Humanities, Atlanta, 1982-1986. Member Association for Bibliography of History (executive secretary 1974-1986), Georgia Association Historians (president 1975-1976), Australian Defense Force Center Conference on Prisoner Of War History, American History Association, Fulbright Association.


Married Hilda Roguly Penney, 1973. Children: Michael, Patrick, Bruce, James.

Bruce B. Davis

Essie F. (Newman) Davis

Hilda Roguly Penney

Patrick Davis

Michael Davis

James Davis

Bruce Davis