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Brian R. Davis

Brian R. Davis, M.A., a student in the Ph.D. program in Social-Personality Psychology at the Graduate Center (CUNY), is Research Assistant and Project Coordinator for the Research in HIV Intervention Skills for the Community (RHISC) project. Mr. Davis brings skills in both quantitative and qualitative research design complemented by competence with numerous analytical software packages (e.g. SPSS, SAS, QDS, NVivo). He also brings interviewing skills gained through intensive crisis intervention training with the Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) in Tokyo, Japan. Mr. Davis is also an active member of the non-governmental organization (NGO) committee on HIV/AIDS at the United Nations. He also serves as ad hoc reviewer for the American Psychological Association journal Psychology of Men and Masculinity.

Publications:

Chan, T., Kyere, K., Davis, B., Shemyakin, A., Kabitzke, P., Shair, H., Barr, G., & Wiedenmayer, C. (2011). The role of the medial prefrontal cortex in innate fear regulation in infants, juveniles, and adolescents. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(13), 4991-4999.

Presentations:

Davis, B., & Kincaid, H. (2011, February). Barriers to access: The link between HIV/AIDS and human rights protections -- a case example for sexual orientation/gender identity. Presented at the Forty-Ninth Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development. New York, NY, USA.

Davis, B. (2010, December). Barriers to access: Human rights violations on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Presented at the NGO Committee on HIV/AIDS at the United Nations panel discussion in observance of World AIDS Day. New York, NY, USA.

Davis, B., & Vietze, D. (2010, August). Human rights violations on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity: A focus of several NGOs at the United Nations. Presented at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. San Diego, CA, USA..

Davis, B. (2010, June). (Un)told stories: Changing representation of lesbian, gay, and bisexual themes in the U.S. news media. Poster presented at the 8th Biennial Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Conference. New Orleans, LA, USA.

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