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Current Graduate Students - Travis Blackmer

Travis Blackmer

Travis Blackmer


Graduate Degree Being Pursued:

M.A. in Financial Economics

Major Advisor:

George Criner


Travis graduated with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Maine in May of 2012. Travis was the Ryan Dana Wright Memorial Award winner for the top senior in The School of Economics. As an undergraduate Travis was a Mitchell Scholar, member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, and a member of the Sophomore Owls.

Travis is a Teaching and Research Assistant and works for various faculty members and is currently teaching the lab sections of ECO 254. Travis also does work with the Knowledge Transfer Alliance consulting with businesses in Maine.

Currently Travis is an Advisor for the Georgia Trip of Alternative Spring Break, The Sophomore Owls, and the Chapter Counselor for Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Travis’ areas of interest and research are; Small Business, Waste and Recycling, and Economics Education.

Degree(s) Already Earned:

B.A. in Economics, University of Maine

Research at UMaine:

  • Waste & Recycling
  • Small Business Development
  • Managerial Accounting

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