Interim Advisor for Law, Government, and Policy
Tizoc (T) Chavez is the DavisConnects Advisor for Law, Government, and Policy. He is also a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Government. He holds a Ph.D. in history from Vanderbilt University, and before Colby, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and held teaching and advising positions at Vanderbilt and the United States Military Academy at West Point. Whether in the classroom or advising, he aims to help students think in new ways and discover and explore their interests. Outside of work, he enjoys watching and playing sports, hiking, and playing with his dog Gumbo.
T’s first real job was working at his high school cafeteria restocking food and beverage supplies.