Travis Jensen

Contact Information

Travis Jensen
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs Office
Office location

Burt Hall 215

Office hours

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

My guiding philosophy, both as a teacher and an administrator, is to help students discover new ways to explore the world, reflect on those experiences, and articulate their findings to gain an enhanced insight on what, and how, they believe. 


Teacher (August 2000 – May 2004)
North Star High School and Northeast High School – Lincoln, Nebraska (grades 9 – 12)
• Advanced Placement Literature and Composition
• Composition / Advanced Composition
• American Literature
• Multicultural Literature
• General English
• English 10
• English 9

Teacher (August 1996 – May 2000)
Estacado High School – Lubbock, Texas (grades 10 – 12, Title I, magnet campus)
• Pre-Advanced Placement English 10
• English 10 / Academic Vocabulary Development
• Film Analysis / Literary Criticism
• Cooperative Teacher Experience Program

Account Executive (September 1992 – July 1995)
Knight Enterprises, Ltd. – Lawrence, Kansas


University of Kansas
Master of Arts
Major: English

University of Nebraska
Bachelor of Arts
Major: English
Minors: Political Science and History

Courses taught

Interdisciplinary Studies 1011 Archway Seminar (Adult Program)

Interdisciplinary Studies 1020 Integrative Seminar (Traditional Program)

Interdisciplinary Studies 4800 Discursive Reflections (Adult Program)

English 101 Masterpieces of Literature (Adult Program)

English 108 Literature of the U.S: Since 1865 (Adult Program)

Interdisciplinary Studies 001 Liberal Arts Seminar (Traditional Program)

I have also taught guided independent tutorials for the following:

English 169 Learning Resources for Young Adults
English 297 Internship
Education 239 Methods in Teaching Reading in Middle and Secondary Schools
Education 260 Methods in Teaching English in Middle and Secondary Schools