Dr J. Mark Davis

Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr Davis is an Associate Professor and is the coordinator of the Master of Psychology (Clinical) course. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in the United States and a registered psychologist in Australia who earned his PhD at the University of Georgia, USA, and completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Washington School of Medicine (USA).

Prior to joining CDU, his roles included coordinator of the Master of Social Science Programme in Clinical Psychology at the University of Macau and Head of Evaluation and Training at the University of Georgia’s Regents’ Center for Learning Disorders.

Dr Davis’s main clinical and research interests are in cross-cultural factors related to assessment of psychopathology and cognitive functioning.


Books and Book Chapters

Davis, J. M. & D’Amato, R. C. (2014). Neuropsychology of Asians and Asian Americans: Practical and Theoretical Considerations. New York: Springer.

Davis, J. M. & D’Amato, R. C. (2014). Introduction to Serving Asian American Clients. In J. M. Davis & R. C. D’Amato’s (Eds.), Neuropsychology of Asians and Asian Americans: Practical and Theoretical Considerations. New York, NY: Springer.

D’Amato, R. C., Wang, Y. Y., & Davis, J. M. (2014). What Do We Need to Know before Serving Asian and Asian American Clients? In J. M. Davis & R. C. D’Amato’s (Eds.), Neuropsychology of Asians and Asian-Americans: Practical and Theoretical Considerations. New York, NY: Springer.

Gregg, N., Coleman, C., & Davis, M. (2002).  Phonological and orthographic processing of adults with learning disabilities and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders.  In E. Witruk (Ed.) Basic functions of language and language disorders. Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publisher.

Davis, J. M., & Adams, H. E.  (1995). Models. In L. Heiden & M. Hersen's (eds.), An Introduction to Clinical Psychology. New York: Plenum.

Refereed Journal Articles

Cheang, S. I., & Davis, J. M. (2014). Influences of face, stigma and psychological symptoms on help-seeking attitudes in Macao. PsyCh Journal, 3, 222–230.

Mak, H W., & Davis, J. M. (2014). The application of the Theory of Planned Behavior to help-seeking intention in a Chinese society. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 49, 1501-1515.

Davis, J. M., & Lao, I. L. (2013). ADHD symptoms in Macao Chinese. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 1, 269-277.

Zaroff, C., Davis, J., Chio, P., & Madhavan, D. (2012). Somatic presentations of distress in China. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 46, 1053–1057.

Davis, J. M., Takahashi, T., Shinoda, H., & Gregg, N. (2012). Cross-cultural comparison of ADHD symptoms among Japanese and U.S. university students. International Journal of Psychology, 47, 203-210.

Davis, J. M., Cheung, S. F., Takahashi, T., Shinoda, H., & Lindstrom, W. (2011). Cross-national invariance of ADHD factors. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32, 2972-2980.

Bowden, S., Gregg, N., Bandalos, D., Davis, M., Coleman, C., Holdnack, J., & Weiss, L. (2008). Latent mean and covariance differences with measurement equivalence in college students with developmental difficulties versus the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale–III/Wechsler Memory Scale–III normative sample. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 68, 621-642.

Gregg, N., Bandalos, D., Coleman, C., & Davis, J. M., Robinson, K, & Blake, J. (2008). The validity of a battery of phonemic and orthographic awareness tasks for adults with and without dyslexia and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Remedial and Special Education, 29, 175-190.

Gregg, N., Coleman, C, Davis, J. M., & Chalk, J. (2007). Timed essay writing: Implications for high-stakes tests. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 40, 306-318.

Gregg, N., Coleman, C, Davis, M., Lindstrom, W., & Hartwig, J. (2006). Critical issues for the diagnosis of learning disabilities in the adult population. Psychology in the Schools, 43, 889-899.

Mahurin, R. K., Velligan, D. I., Hazleton, B., Davis, J. M., Eckert, S., & Miller, A. (2006). Trail making test errors and executive function in schizophrenia and depression. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 20, 271-288.

Gregg, N., Hoy, C., Flaherty, D.A., Norris, P., Coleman, C., Davis, M., & Jordan, M. (2005).  Documenting decoding and spelling accommodations for postsecondary students demonstrating dyslexia – It’s more than processing speed. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 3, 1-17.

Gregg, N., Coleman, C., Stennett, R. B., & Davis, M.  (2002). Discourse complexity of college writers with and without disabilities:  A multidimensional analysis. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35, 23-38.

Takahashi, T., Shinoda, H., & Davis, J. M.  (2001). Evaluation services for college students with learning disabilities:  A practice at the University of Georgia Regents’ Center for Learning Disorders. Journal of the Faculty of Education Shinshu University, 103, 209-218.

Blume, A. W., Davis, J. M., & Schmaling, K. B.  (1999). Neurocognitive dysfunction in dually-diagnosed patients:  A potential roadblock to motivating behavior change. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 31, 111-115.

Dugbartey, A. T., Sanchez, P. N., Rosenbaum, G. J., Mahurin, R. K., Davis, J. M., & Townes, B. D.  (1999). WAIS-III Matrix Reasoning test performance in a mixed clinical sample. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 13, 396-404.

Lohr, B., Adams, H. E., & Davis, J. M.  (1997). Sexual arousal to erotic and aggressive stimuli in sexually coercive and noncoercive men. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 106, 230-242.

Davis, J. M., Adams, H. E., Uddo, M., Vasterling, J., & Sutker, P. B.  (1996). Physiological arousal and attention in veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 18, 1-20.

Davis, J. M., Claypoole, K. H., & Townes, B. D.  (1996).  Role of neuropsychology in evaluation of heart transplant recipients. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 82, 744-746.

Sutker, P. B., Davis, J. M., Uddo, M., & Ditta, S.  (1995). War-zone stress, personal resources, and PTSD in Persian Gulf War returnees.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 104, 444-452.

Sutker, P. B., Davis, J. M., Uddo, M., & Ditta, S.  (1995). Assessment of psychological distress in Persian Gulf troops: Ethnicity and gender comparisons. Journal of Personality Assessment, 64, 415-427.

Dr J. Mark Davis


T: 08 8946 6614
E: mark.davis@cdu.edu.au

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