Sister Mary Peter Traviss, O.P., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education, Emeritus
Catholic Educational Leadership Department

B.S., Queen of the Holy Rosary College, Mission San Jose, 1952
M.A., Catholic University of America, 1962
M.A., Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, 1965
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1974

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Cognitive moral development theory; Catholic schools research and practice; supervision and administration of Catholic schools; stress management research; MBTI research.


Traviss, M. P. (2000). Preparation of teachers for the Catholic schools. In Thomas Hunt, Thomas Oldenski, S.M., & Theodore Wallace (Eds.) Catholic School leadership, an invitation to lead. London, England: Falmer Press.
Traviss, M. P. (2000). Research in Catholic school administration. In Thomas Hunt, Ellis Joseph, & Ron Nuzzi (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Catholic Education. Westport. Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.
Traviss, M. P. & Keating, K. (2000). Pioneer mentoring in teacher preparation: From the voices of women religious. St. Cloud, Mn.: Northstar Press.
Traviss, M. P. & Shimabukuro, G. (March, 1999). Ensuring the Catholicity of the church's schools: The University of San Francisco responds to the challenge. Catholic Education, A Journal of Inquiry and Practice. 2 (3). 334-342.