Dr. Elizabeth Davey

Dr. Elizabeth Davey

Associate Professor of English

416.226.6620 Ext. 6713

PhD, University of Wales, 2010
MA, York University, 1990
MA, University of Washington, 1973
BA, Seattle Pacific University, 1971

Areas of Specialization: Canadian literature, American literature, C. S. Lewis and Milton.

Dr. Davey has taught English Literature at Tyndale since 1976. Over the years, she introduced a variety of courses—“Milton,” “Studies in C.S. Lewis,” “Canadian Literature,” “Key Figures in American Literature,” and “Religious Themes in Literature”—that anticipated the larger literature curriculum of a Christian liberal arts university. In 1998, she was appointed both Director of the Leading Edge program and the Department Chair of the Humanities and Social Sciences Department. From 2000 to 2004, she served the University College as Associate Dean. She also developed and directed the Writing Centre. Her recent doctoral project focused on the Canadian poet Margaret Avison. 

Dr. Davey co-authored Climbing the Spiritual Mountain: The Questions of Jesus (Wipf and Stock, 2014) with Dr. Alan Davey. A Persevering Witness: The Poetry of Margaret Avison (Pickwick) was published in 2016. Abba's Whisper: Listening for the Voice of God (Wipf and Stock), jointly authored with Alan Davey, is forthcoming in 2017.

Faculty Publications
Title Type Year ISBN/ISSN
A Persevering Witness: The Poetry of Margaret Avison Book 2016 978-1-4982-2392-8
Climbing the Spiritual Mountain Book 2014 978-1-62564-749-8

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