Tenisha L. Tevis


Tenisha L. Tevis is an Assistant Professor of Adult and Higher Education at Oregon State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Theory and Policy Studies with a cognate in Higher Education from The Pennsylvania State University, and B.A. and M.A. degrees in Sociology from California State University Sacramento. As a praxis scholar, her research attempts to disrupt dominant ideologies and biased institutional practices, in two substantive and intersecting areas: students’ transition to college - exploring how marginalized students continue to be disenfranchised by inequitable practices, and the confluence of leadership and identity in higher education - understanding how leadership practices contribute to the patterns of inequality and exclusion. Her most recent work explores Black women’s and white women’s leadership, respectively, and includes a systematic review of the college access literature to better inform college advising of Black students.

Author's Books

Critical Whiteness Praxis in Higher Education

Considerations for the Pursuit of Racial Justice on Campus

Edited by Zak Foste and Tenisha L. Tevis
Foreword by Tracy Davis

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