Travis Whetsell

Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Public Policy
Office Location: D.M. Smith 006
Related Links:


  • Ph.D. Public Policy and Management, Ohio State University
  • M.P.A., Texas State University
  • B.A. Political Science, Texas State University
Areas of
  • Applied Quantitative Methods
  • Bibliometrics/scientometrics
  • Democratic Governance
  • Exponential Random Graph Models
  • International Research Collaboration
  • Interorganizational Networks
  • Interpersonal Networks
  • Network Governance
  • Network Interventions
  • Philosophical Pragmatism
  • Philosophy Of Public Administration
  • Public Administration/management
  • Science And Technology Policy
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Strategic Alliances


Research Fields:
  • Institutional Analysis
  • Policy Process, Leadership, and Pre-Law
  • Program Evaluation, Public Management and Administration
  • S&E Organizations, Education, Careers and Workforce
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
  • U.S. Society and Politics/Policy Perspectives
  • Firm Strategy
  • Governance
  • Policy Analysis
  • Technology and Innovation


  • PUBP-4010: Policy Task Force I
  • PUBP-4020: Policy Task Force II
  • PUBP-6017: Public Management