Africana Studies Program
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Dr. Travis Boyce is the Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Africana Studies.
In addition to his instructional and scholarly activities, Dr. Boyce serves as the Faculty Fellow for the Office of Undergraduate Research, a Faculty-in-Residence for Housing and Residential Education, and the faculty advisor to the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society (UNC – Gold Key Chapter).
Although his expertise is in African American university presidents during the mid 20th century, Dr, Boyce also has research interests in the U.S. during Reconstruction, contemporary U.S. History, African diasporic studies, as well as film, popular culture and sports studies.
He has articles and book reviews published in various peer viewed journals and chapters published in edited books. He recently completed an edited book manuscript titled Historicizing Fear that is in contract with University Press of Colorado and currently working on his second book – a biography on Benner C. Turner, former president of South Carolina State University 1950-67.