Travis Langley authored the book Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight and edits Sterling Publishing's series of books on the psychology of popular culture. The series launches in 2015 with The Walking Dead Psychology: Psych of the Living Dead and Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind. Dr. Langley received his bachelor's degree from Hendrix College and his M.S. and Ph.D. in psychology from Tulane University. A psychology professor at Henderson State University, he teaches on crime, mental illness, social behavior, and media, including a course titled "Batman".
Thousands follow him as @Superherologist on Twitter, where he ranks among the ten most followed psychologists. He was an invited speaker for this year's Southwestern Psychological Association conference. An organizer of the Comics Arts Conference, he regularly speaks as a panelist discussing both heroism and antisocial behavior at conventions like San Diego Comic-Con International, New York Comic Con, and Wizard World conventions, joined by people such as Bat-Films executive producer Michael Uslan, legendary comic book writer Dennis O'Neil, and a diverse mix of actors that includes Adam West, Lee Meriwether, and Sir Patrick Stewart. He speak on college campuses throughout the world.
Dr. Langley has also been a child abuse investigator, courtroom expert, and undefeated champion on the Wheel of Fortune game show. He appears as a featured interviewee in the documentaries Legends of the Knight, Comic Book Literary, Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, and others in production.