About Dr. Anita Jack-Davies
Dr. Anita Jack-Davies, Certified Mediator
Dr. Anita Jack-Davies is an academic and cross-cultural expert. She specializes in examining issues of equity, diversity and inclusion as they impact the changing workplace. Dr. Jack-Davies is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Urban Planning at Queen’s University and founder of Mosaic Cross-Cultural Solutions, an agency that specializes in the development and delivery of curriculum materials such as online and blended courses, training programs, white papers and retreats.
She is a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (www.idiinventory.com), an instrument designed to assess the cultural competence of employees. A certified Mediator, Dr. Jack-Davies works with organizations by conducting human rights investigations, facilitations and conflict resolution training aimed at reestablishing effective practices in the workplace.
She has appeared on the CTV National News and the CBC radio discussing cross-cultural issues in a Canadian context. Dr. Jack-Davies is the author of Lawrencia’s Last Parang: On Race & Belonging as Black in Canada (submitted, no publisher identified) and Teaching in “Dangerous” Places: Race and the Inner-City School. (submitted, no publisher identified).
- 2011 – Ph.D. Queen’s University
Concentrations: Cultural & Policy Studies (major) & Cultural Geography (minor)
- 2007 – M.Ed. Queen’s University
Concentration: Cultural & Policy Studies
- 1998 – B.Ed. Western University
Concentration: Junior/Intermediate – English
Certification: Ontario College of Teachers
- 1997 – B.A. (Honours)
Concentrations: English & Sociology
Dr. Anita Jack-Davies in the News
- December 2016: Watch Dr. Jack-Davies speaking on Canada’s CTV National Network News on the appearance of Viola Desmond on the Canadian $10.00 bill
- December 2016: Watch Dr. Jack-Davies speaking on Canada’s CTV News as Canadians react to the new Viola Desmond $10.00 bank note