Travis G. Coan

Travis G. Coan

Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Politics

University of Exeter & Exeter Q-Step Centre

Dr. Travis G. Coan is a Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Politics at the University of Exeter. He is co-director of the Exeter Q-Step Centre and is a member of the Centre for Elections, Media, and Participation (CEMaP) and the Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI). While Dr. Coan has published on a wide-range of topics, his core research examines questions in the areas of environmental and political communication. Travis' methodological interests include Bayesian statistics, natural language processing, and computer vision.


  • Political communication
  • Digital advocacy
  • Natural language processing
  • Computer vision
  • Bayesian statistics


  • PhD in Political Science, 2011

    Claremont Graduate University