Academic Faculty

Instructor of Science
Joined Saint Mary's in 2021

Ph.D., Bioanalytical Chemistry, Duke University
B.S., Chemistry, Wake Forest University

Dr. Keely Davey earned her doctorate in bioanalytical chemistry at Duke University after receiving a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Wake Forest University. The recipient of a James B. Duke Award and a Marcus Hobbs Fellowship, Dr. Davey has continued post-doctoral work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at the Blood Research Center since 2019.

Before coming to Saint Mary's School, Dr. Davey worked as a research scientist in stability and support systems for Grifols Therapeutics, as a scientist for KBI Biopharma, an assistant professor of analytical chemistry at Elon University, a Chemistry Teaching Assistant at Duke University, and was a high school math and science tutor for Varsity Tutors in Raleigh.

In addition to her teaching and research experience, Dr. Davey has also served as an assistant basketball coach, head coach for cross country and track teams, assisted with the school choir, math team, photography, and in community club service work. As a college student, she was also involved in athletics.

In addition, she has been active in her community as a volunteer science demonstrator for the NC Museum of Life and Sciences, Eno River Festival, Duke University, Marbles Museum, NC Science Festival, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, Durham PAGE, E. K. Powe Elementary, Creekside Elementary School, Triangle Day School, and Kingswood Elementary School.