Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Chris Travers

Christopher Travers is a doctoral student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program at The Ohio State University and a Graduate Administrative Associate in the Student Life Multicultural Center for African/African American initiatives.

Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Frostburg State University and a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Towson University. He has a long history of involvement with TRiO programs. Specifically, Chris has worked as an instructor and counselor for the Upward Bound program at the University of Maryland Baltimore and was a Ronald McNair scholar with the University of Maryland College Park. Prior to beginning his doctoral studies, Chris worked as the Student Development Specialist at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Chris’s research interests center around strategies and programmatic interventions that engender postsecondary achievement for traditionally underrepresented populations. He is also interested in the ways in which gender expression influence the educational experiences of Black male college students.

Chris has a true passion for working with college students and creating spaces of belonging and acceptance for all students.