Tenisha Tevis

Assistant Professor
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Tenisha’s research focuses on underserved students’ transition to college, the role administrators play in facilitating this process, and how social contexts impact educational outcomes.  Her research interest includes sociology of education, school composition, college entrance exams, degree expectations, and first generation students.  To learn more about her research, please visit her personal website at http://ttevis.weebly.com/.  

Biography

Tenisha Tevis is an Assistant Professor in the Adult and Higher Education  program at Oregon State University.  Empirically, drawing on her former administrative experience, she has improved the practice of higher education administrators, re-conceptualized theoretical frameworks to explain how administrators can better support disenfranchised students, and has given voice to underserved and marginalized populations, specifically students with disabilities. Her scholarship has a strong P-20 pipeline focus as she explores students’ transition to college and the myriad factors, including policy, that influence their choices about pursuing higher education.