Travis Langley, Ph.D., author of the book BATMAN AND PSYCHOLOGY: A DARK AND STORMY KNIGHT and editor of THE WALKING DEAD PSYCHOLOGY: PSYCH OF THE LIVING DEAD, is a psychology professor who teaches on the psychology of crime, mental illness, social behavior, and media at Henderson State University. He received his bachelor's degree from Hendrix College and his doctorate in psychology from Tulane University.
Travis has also been a child abuse investigator, courtroom expert, and undefeated champion on the "Wheel of Fortune" game show. He appears as an expert interviewee in the documentaries "Legends of the Knight," "Comic Book Literacy," and "Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics."
As @Superherologist, he ranks among the dozen most popular psychologists on Twitter. An organizer of the Comics Arts Conference, he regularly speaks as a panelist discussing the psychology of superheroes at conventions like San Diego Comic-Con International, WonderCon, Wizard World, and New York Comic Con, joined by great people like Bat-Films executive producer Michael Uslan, legendary comic book writers (Steve Englehart, Dennis O'Neil, Scott Snyder, Len Wein, Marv Wolfman), renowned artists (Neal Adams, Greg Capullo, Jerry Robinson), Star Trek captains (Scott Bakula, Sir Patrick Stewart), Supermen (Dean Cain, Brandon Routh), Batmen (Kevin Conroy, Adam West), a Catwoman (Lee Meriwether), and many more.
PsychologyToday.com runs his online column, "Beyond Heroes and Villains."
A Dark and Stormy Knight: Why Batman? Travis Langley Ph.D. Psychology Today
Legends of the Knight Documentary Explores Power of Stories Travis Langley Ph.D. Psychology Today
The Arkham Sessions: Batman, Man-Bat, and that Killer Clown Travis Langley Ph.D. Psychology Today
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