Philip Travis


Philip W. Travis

Visiting Instructor of History                                                   Prof. Phil Travis


Ph.D., History, Washington State University

M.A., History, University of Kentucky

B.S., History, Radford University

B.S., Philosophy and Religious Studies, Radford University


Dr. Travis recently joined the EOU history department as a visiting faculty member for 2014-2015. His research and teaching interests include the United States and the world, international relations, transnationals, politics, propaganda, diplomacy, military history, and the study of empire in U.S. and world history.

Dr. Travis has several current research projects including a book project that emphasizes the Reagan administration’s conflict with Nicaragua through the lens of counterterrorism and propaganda.


Teaching Schedule:


Fall 2014:

HIST 112: World History Since 1500 (online)

HIST 202: U.S. History Since 1865 (on campus)

HIST 480: History of the U.S., 1900-1945 (online)


Winter 2015:

HIST 201: U.S. History To 1865 (on campus)

HIST 352: The Sixties (on campus)

HIST 360: Military History (online)

HIST 458: Civil War & Reconstruction (online)


Spring 2015:

HIST 112: World History Since 1500 (on campus)

HIST 448: History of Modern Russia (online)

HIST 481: U.S. Since World War II (on campus)


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