Davis, Courtney R
Assistant Professor of Art History
GT 525
(801) 863-8118
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Last Updated: 12/1/15 -


Courtney Davis has taught art history at Utah Valley University since 2007, as both an assistant professor and a lecturer.  She has twice been recognized as the UVU Alumni Outstanding Educator of the Year for the School of the Arts, and has also received a Faculty Senate Award of Excellence.  Courtney is the founder and director of the AVC Department's annual art history symposium, a tradition that began in 2010.  Courtney has led three study abroad programs to Europe, garnering national attention in 2012 with an award from Abroad101 for short-term travel study programs.  Courtney holds a Masters of Art in Art History & Curatorial Studies and a Juris Doctor, both from Brigham Young University.  Her research areas include early eighteenth-century European painting, the American Gilded Age, Modernism, and copyright law.  


  • ARTH 2710:  Art History to the Renaissance
  • ARTH 2720:  Art History from the Renaissance (and Honors/272H)
  • ARTH 3060:  Nineteenth Century Art History
  • ARTH 3070:  Twentieth Century Art & Architectural History
  • ARTH 3100:  History of American Art & Architecture
  • ARTH 3120:  Contemporary Art History
  • ARTH 3400:  Arts Management