Lecturer in Education
Travis J. Bristol, a former high school English teacher in New York City public schools, is a clinical teacher educator for secondary English in the Boston Teacher Residency program and a fifth-year PhD candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research interests focus on the intersection of gender and race in organizations. Specifically, Travis examines how the various policy levers used by local, state, national and international actors influence teacher and student outcomes in schools. Travis’s most recent work includes consulting for The World Bank in Washington, D.C. and Georgetown, Guyana. He holds a BA in English from Amherst College and an MA in the Teaching of English from Stanford University. Travis was recently awarded a Minority Dissertation Fellowship from the American Educational Research Association, a Ford Dissertation Fellowship from the National Research Council of the National Academies and the Spencer Dissertation Fellowship from the National Academy of Education. He is a product of the New York City public school system.
Columbia University, M.A.
Stanford University, M.A.
Amherst College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship (2013)
Albert Shanker Institute Mini-Grant (2013)
Ford Dissertation Fellowship (2013)
National Academy/ Spencer Dissertation Fellowship (2013)
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