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Guida, Tonia

Tonia F Guida

Assistant Professor of Instruction
College of Natural Sciences


Office Location
PAI 5.72A

Dr. Guida joined CNS as faculty in October 2020 for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Concentration. She is no stranger to Austin or the University as she studied and earned her Master’s degree from the Universities’ Higher Education Leadership program. Following her time at UT Austin she attended UCLA and received her Ph.D. in Social Science Comparative Education with a concentration in Race and Ethnicity

Her dissertation was titled, White College Women, Race, and Place Matters: White Undergraduate Women’s Experiences and Perceptions of whiteness at UCLA, a qualitative study that examined whiteness, gender, and the lived environment for white undergraduate women. Her research agenda entails theorizing around whiteness in higher education and developing more racially and socially just campus environments. Her most recent scholarship has been featured in Urban Education, The Review of Higher Ed, Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, and Community College Review.