About Events Expert Chat: The Essential Role of Resilience in Great Policymaking and Leadership Expert Chat: The Essential Role of Resilience in Great Policymaking and Leadership MARCH 25, 2020 12:00PM Facebook Live Join Who thrives during challenging times, and who struggles? The difference isn’t innate or genetic, says Tim Davis, an associate professor of public policy at the Batten School. Over the course of his career, Davis has developed a 10-part foundational model of resilience that draws on his varied experience in clinical psychology, marketing, and leadership. Join us via Facebook Live at noon this Wednesday, March 25th, to learn about the essential role resilience plays in great policymaking and leadership and hear Davis answer your questions about resilience in the context of our current health crisis. Timothy L. Davis Prior to joining Batten, Tim served as the Executive Director for Resilience & Leadership Development at the University of Virginia. Read full bio Related Content Timothy L. Davis Class of 2020: Batten MPP Grad to Continue Mission of Service News Committed to serving communities in crisis, LeAnn Golding (MPP ’20) prepares for her next step with the American Red Cross. The Essential Role of Resilience during Crisis News For the first event in Batten's digital expert chat series, Professor Tim Davis spoke about the importance of “emotional fortitude” during the current health crisis.