Travis J. Bristol
Travis J. Bristol is an associate professor of teacher education and education policy at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Education. Before joining Berkeley's faculty, he was a Peter Paul Assistant Professor at Boston University. Using qualitative methods, Dr. Bristol explores three related research strands: (1) the role of educational policies in shaping teacher workplace experiences and retention; (2) district and school-based professional learning communities; (3) the role of race and gender in educational settings. Dr. Bristol's research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including Urban Education, the American Educational Research Journal, the Journal of Teacher Education, Teachers College Record, and Harvard Educational Review. He co-edited (with Conra Gist) The Handbook of Research on Teachers of Color and Indigenous Teachers, which was published by the American Educational Research Association (AERA).