Teaching

My primary teaching interests fall along the following subfields of Political Science:

Comparative Politics: Politics of Policing; Repression and Control under Dictatorships; Institutions; Authoritarian Regimes; Elections in Emerging Democracies; and Election Violence.

International Relations: Human Rights, Conflict; Political Economy of Development; International Political Economy; International Organizations

Methods: Research Design and Conceptualization; Causal Inference; Survey Design; OLS; MLE; and Longitudinal Data Analysis.

Teaching Experience:

Emory University 

  • Introduction to Statistical Inference R-Lab (Lab instructor for QTM 100: Intro to Statistical Inference), spring 2019
  • Repression and Control under Dictatorships (Designed and co-taught with Jennifer Gandhi), spring 2017
  • Introduction to International Politics (Teaching assistant for Eric Reinhardt), fall 2016

Duke University, Summer College and Academy

  • Global Diplomacy (2 sections)

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

  •  Intro to Comparative Politics (9 sections)
  • Intro to International Relations (1 section)

As a lecturer, Travis received the New Faculty Commendation for Teaching Commitment from the Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center at the University of Arkansas

Course syllabi and class evaluations are available, if requested.