Dr. Travis Boyce
Dr. Travis Boyce is an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Social Sciences. He holds a B.A. in History (2002) from Claflin University, an M.A. in History (2004) and a Ph.D in Cultural Studies (2009) from Ohio University. Dr. Boyce’s area of expertise is in the history of education; particularly, college presidents at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) during the mid-twentieth century.
He has articles published in the Journal of Pan African Studies, Journal of African American Males in Education and the African American National Biography. He has reviewed books for the Journal of Negro Education and The South Carolina Historical Magazine and contributed chapters to edited books.
In addition to his instructional and professional activities, Dr. Boyce serves as the vice-chair of the Liberal Arts Council, the co-editor for UNC’s Undergraduate Research Journal (URJ), co-advisor to the Mortar Board Collegiate Honor Society, advisor to the Future Secondary Educators Alliance, and a Faculty in Residence (South Hall – 2013/14 academic year) for Housing and Residential Education.
Dr. Boyce will serve as the acting coordinator for the Africana Studies Program for the fall 2013 semester.