Travis Dumas, Ph.D. Research Analyst

Dr. Dumas received his Ph.D. from the the UCLA School of Education and Information Studies Urban Schooling division. His research interests include race in education, systems of student support, and lesser-explored challenges experienced by Black students. His current research examines the experiences and understandings of high performing Black male students attending low performing high schools and their encounters with anti-blackness. Travis has worked on several research projects and initiatives of UCLA’s Black Male Institute (BMI). Now a part of the Center for the Transformation of Schools (CTS), Travis joins the “Beyond the Schoolhouse” research team.