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Kelly Davis is an expert in health risk behaviors, with a particular emphasis on the intersection of sexual violence, sexual risk, and substance use.

Her work has targeted sexual assault assessment, response, prevention, and policy in both K-12 and higher education institutions as well the military and legal system, with an emphasis on the role of alcohol in sexual assault perpetration and victimization. Davis is an associate professor in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation as well as a licensed clinical psychologist.

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When a victim has been drinking, we tend to blame her more for the assault, but when an assailant has been drinking we tend to say, 'Oh that's a reason why he did it' and we have to excuse him.

— Kelly Davis, CBC Radio