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Department of Communication Studies

Travis Smith

Instructor, Lead Advisor, & Intership Coordinator

E-mail: tws8337@k-state.eduTravis Smith
Campus Phone: 785-532-6867
Campus Address: 313 Nichols Hall

Education
B.S., Kansas State University - Secondary Education
M.A., Kansas State University - Speech Communication
Ph.D., Kansas State University - Geography

Teaching
COMM 106:  Public Speaking
COMM 321:  Public Speaking II
COMM 322:  Interpersonal Communication
COMM 450:  Communication in Sport
COMM 526:  Persuasion

Biographical Info

Travis’ educational interests include topics in the fields of Communication Studies, Geography, and History. His Bachelor's degree was a dual degree in secondary education with an emphasis in social science and speech/theatre. He followed that up by moving into the Speech Communication Master's program at KSU (since renamed the Department of Communication Studies) and wrote his thesis on Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame Induction Speeches. Finally, Travis’ terminal degree is in Geography where his dissertation studied place imagery in Western film.