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Associate Professor of Sociology & African American Studies
Florida State University

A brilliant, engaging, and sharp analysis of the Flint disaster. Davis's research, meticulous and comprehensive, reveals the layers of mistreatment and abandonment endured for decades by the residents of this discarded city.


--Alice Fothergill, University of Vermont

In Paperback, Hardcover, & E-Book

Tainted Tap

Flint's Journey from Crisis to Recovery

About Dr.Davis

Dr. Davis is a social change scholar inspired by the struggles of working-class people in urban areas who contend with extraordinary socioeconomic constraints, despite their best efforts.



College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

Department of Sociology

Bellamy Building 0612

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2270

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