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 program coordinator for the newly approved and long awaited BA in Art History, and she 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-and nineteenth-century European painting, the American Gilded Age, Modernism, and copyright law.