Caroline Davis

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Caroline Davis is a Master’s candidate in the Public Administration program at the University of Georgia. She currently works as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Archway Partnership at UGA working on projects that include workforce development planning, resource guide development, and strategic planning. She holds a B.S. in Community & Leadership Development from the University of Kentucky.


B.A., University of Kentucky, 2015, Community & Leadership Development

More About

Caroline, a native of Kentucky, majored in Community & Leadership Development at the University of Kentucky graduating in 2015. Her academic studies and experiences in the Lexington community deepened her passion for public service and strengthened her resolve to work in local government.  The leadership positions she held in student organizations and her time working with Residence Life provided opportunities to develop service projects impacting both her campus and local communities. During this time, she also completed a professional practicum with the Lexington Rescue Mission where she gained experience synthesizing research and survey data and preparing reports.


During her first year in the program Caroline interned with Partnership Gwinnett, which serves as the economic development arm for Gwinnett County, GA – the second most populous county in the state. She gained significant research experience in this position and learned about the intricacies of large scale economic development. Now in her second year, Caroline works as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Archway Partnership at the University of Georgia. In this position, she works with several counties around the state providing research support and technical experience to aid these communities in their growth and development.

Of Note
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky
  • University of Kentucky’s 2015 Student Employee of the Year
  • 2014 Rosemary Pond Leadership Award Recipient
Research Interests

Caroline is interested in the intersection of economic and community development and how the two efforts work together to create communities in which families and individuals can live, work, and play.