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.