Travis Crum is a Lecturer in Law and Bigelow Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School. Travis’s research focuses on the relationship between voting rights, race, and federalism. His current project examines the Fifteenth Amendment as an independent constitutional provision and critiques that Amendment’s narrow application.
Prior to becoming a Bigelow Fellow, Travis served as a law clerk to Justice Anthony Kennedy and Justice (Ret.) John Paul Stevens on the US Supreme Court, Judge David Tatel on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, and Judge Myron Thompson on the US District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. He was also a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General of the United States and an associate at the Washington, DC office of Mayer Brown LLP. Travis received his JD from Yale Law School, his master’s degree from the London School of Economics, and his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University.