Dr. Raphael Travis

rt-profileAssociate Professor, Texas State University

Raphael Travis Jr., DrPH, LCSW is an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at Texas State University – San Marcos. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate social work students.

Dr. Travis’s current research emphasis is positive youth development over the life-course, adolescent resilience and youth civic engagement. He also investigates the role of music in people’s lives, especially Hip-Hop culture, as a source of growth and risk. He is an Associate Professor at Texas State University in the School of Social Work. He is Executive Director of FlowStory, PLLC, consulting with programs on promoting positive youth development and health, especially through music. He is a member of the United Way for Greater Austin Target Graduation Leadership Council, and a Board member of the Texas Partnership for Out-of-School Time.

Dr. Travis is the chair of TXPOST’s Professional Development and Quality Committee.