History alumnus publishes book

Travis Reagans War

Philip W. Travis, Radford University history major and class of 2002, has published his first academic monograph, Reagan's War on Terrorism in Nicaragua: The Outlaw State.

Philip is an assistant professor of history at the State College of Florida in Bradenton. He earned his doctorate at Washington State University, and his research interests focus on U.S. International Relations, Latin America and World History. His book examines the Reagan administration's campaign against the Sandinista government of Nicaragua in the 1980s and looks at the precedents set that influenced the subsequent war on terror.

Jan 1, 2017