Tenisha Tevis

Assistant Professor

Joyce Collin Furman Hall

Joyce Collin Furman Hall 301 G

200 SW 15th Street

200 SW 15th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331

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College of Education
OSU Main Campus
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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.


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, and given voice to underserved and marginalized populations.  Focused on the transition to college process for underserved groups, she explores the equity, inclusion, and retention efforts of higher education administrators.