Travis Bristol

10 months ago


Dr. Travis Bristol is an assistant professor at Boston University. He is a former high school English teacher in New York City public schools, teacher educator with the Boston Teacher Residency program, and World Bank consultant. From 2010 – 2014, Dr. Bristol worked on several World Bank projects in Guyana, which included supporting senior education officials create teacher professional development courses and assisting senior policy members in the Ministry of Education draft the 2014-2019 Education Strategic Plan. Most recently, Dr. Bristol was a research and policy fellow at the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education.


  • In 2015, he was awarded the inaugural teacher diversity research award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
  • His study on Black male teachers has been highlighted in the Washington Post, Education Week, NPR, and NBC News.
  • He is currently researching New York City public schools 1,000 Male Teachers of Color Recruitment Initiative, NYC Men Teach


  • Principal, Mendez High School

    on giving students an equal shot at success

  • Founder, Pathways2Teaching

    on the power of great teachers