Davidson is the author of Empire and Exile: Postcolonial Readings of Selected Texts of the Book of Jeremiah and a co-editor of the forthcoming book, Islands, Islanders and the Bible: RumiNations. He has authored various essays that explore the Hebrew Bible from postcolonial and gendered perspectives. He has given presentations at 30 conferences and academic societies, including the Hein-Fry Lecture Series in Tacoma, Washington, as well as the Sarah Ann Gill Memorial Lecture in Barbados.
Davidson, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, earned a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible from Union Theological Seminary in New York. He received a S.T.M. from Boston University, a M.A. from the University of the West Indies, a Diploma of Ministerial Studies from the United Theological College of the West Indies, and a B.A. from the University of the West Indies.
A member of the Society of Biblical Literature, Davidson is on the steering committee of the Israelite Prophetic Literature Section as well as the Postcolonial Studies and Biblical Studies Section. He serves on the editorial board of Black Theology: An International Journal. Davidson is an ordained clergyperson within the United Methodist Church.