Hannah Travis | Psychology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Hannah Travis

Doctoral Student, Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Hannah Travis


Pinckneyville, IL

Undergraduate Institution and Degree:

University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign; Bachelor of Science in Psychology & Chemistry

Current Program:

Ph.D. in Psychology  (Brain and Cognitive Sciences)

Year of Matriculation:


Research Interests:

Child development; Learning disorders; Multi-disciplinary approaches to assess childhood disorders.


Undergraduate Thesis: The Inherence Heuristic as the Origin of Psychological Essentialism

Teaching Experience:

Currently a Graduate Teaching assistant for Introduction to Psychology (Psych 102)

Future Career Plans:

I hope to continue to teach and do research with children who have learning disorders.

What Attracted Me to SIU:

The Psychology department is very friendly and encouraging; and living in Carbondale gives me a chance to give back to the community I grew up in.