Travis Knoll

Current Research Interests

A doctoral student in history, Travis Knoll was the 2017-2018 project manager of the Cost of Opportunity? Higher Education in the Baixada Fluminense  team, which investigates social mobility and access to higher education in Brazil. His follow-on project aims to trace the legislative, executive and judicial trajectory of affirmative action in Brazil. Travis also investigates  links between racial justice policy and religious civil society organizations in the formation of international progressive organizations more broadly. Knoll was a 2017-2018 member of the Bass Connections Student Advisory Council . During 2018-2019, he is abroad research with a Mellon International Dissertation Fellowship (Social Science Research Council).

Dissertation Title:Liberate, Inculturate, Educate! Brazilian Black Catholics, Racial Justice, and Affirmative Action from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia
Dissertation Adviser: 
John French .

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