Travis Lovett

Travis Lovett

Assistant Dean, Civic Engagement and Service
Travis Lovett
Travis Lovett currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Civic Engagement and Service at Harvard College.  Through his work, Travis is responsible for communications, partnership building, and mobilizing key stakeholders to broaden and deepen Harvard’s community engagement efforts.  Travis has been responsible for developing or co-developing several signature programs including Harvard's Global Day of Service, SPARK - Harvard's six-week summer service immersion program for incoming students, Fellows at the Forefront - an interdisciplinary summer program bringing student researchers and practitioners together to focus on a key social issue, Journeys Toward Justice - a virtual alternative spring break series, the Mindich Service Fellowship Program - a comprehensive national summer fellowship program that matches 75 students with leading public service organizations across the U.S., Public Service Recruiting Day for graduating seniors, Harvard Serves Everywhere - a virtual volunteering program, and the Harvard Winnovation Program for future social innovators.  Travis earned his M.A. in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University. He also earned a M.A. in Journalism from Northeastern University and a B.S. in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University.  In 2016, Travis received the Harvard University Impact Award in recognition of “truly outstanding, sustained superior performance, and exceptional effectiveness.” He was one of five founding members of YNPN Boston, a nonprofit professional development organization focused on creating pipelines for future leadership in the nonprofit sector.  He lives in Beverly, Massachusetts with his family, Katie, Lucy, and Julianne.

Contact Information

Phillips Brooks House, Room 302
1 Harvard Yard,
Cambridge, MA 01238

FAS Standing Committee on Public Service

National Advisory Board for Public Service