Photograph: Ande Davis.

Ande Davis

Teaching Fellow
B.A., Washburn University
M.F.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City
J.D., Washburn University School of Law
Contact Information:
Room 213

Professor Davis earned a bachelor’s and law degree from Washburn; a master of fine arts in creative writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato; and a PhD from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In addition to the law, Davis has worked as an editor, communications specialist, and college English instructor at several institutions.

At UMKC, he was awarded the Sosland Teaching Award and School of Graduate Studies Superior Teaching Award, as well as the Ilus W. Davis Doctoral Teaching Fellowship. At Washburn Law, he received the Romano-Dril Award for Top First-Year Student and the Frank Rice Scholarship from the Kansas Bar Foundation. He also was the recipient of the Top Note Award for the Washburn Law Journal, for which he served as Notes Editor.

After graduating from law school, Davis clerked for the Honorable Daniel D. Crabtree in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas in Kansas City, Kansas. He also taught as an adjunct professor at Washburn Law.

Professor Davis's Justice Quote:

“It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.”Frederick Douglass

Professor Davis's Recommended Reading on Racial Justice:

Teaching Responsibilities
  • Property
  • Evidence
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Federal Indian Law
Support Staff
Penny Fell
Room 232