Dr. Tonia Guida is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pharmacy Practice at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She is also the Assistant Dean for Pathways and Professional Initiatives.
Dr. Guida earned a B.A. in Sociology and Education Studies from The University of California, Los Angeles, an M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Ph.D. in Social Science Comparative Education with a concentration in Race and Ethnicity at The University of California, Los Angeles. She holds a faculty affiliate appointment in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy and in the Texas Center for Equity Promotion in the College of Education.
 She has over 10 years of experience as a higher education scholar practitioner working with student success programs, undergraduate research, pre-college outreach, study abroad, Summer Bridge Programs, and Inclusive Teaching & Learning. Her research theorizes around whiteness and educational access in higher education contexts.


Free Speech Tensions: Responding to Bias on College and University Campuses

RA Miller, T Guida, SL Smith, SK Ferguson, EG Medina, Ryan A Miller, Tonia Guida, Stella Smith, S Kiersten Ferguson, Elizabeth Medina

WAACKCSP: the tensions and overlaps between Whiteness and culturally sustaining pedagogies

Nolan L Cabrera, R Jamaal Downey, Tonia F Guida, Laura Lee Smith

International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Routledge, 2022, pp. 1--11

Two Woke Beckys?: A Fan Fiction Conversation and Critique of Derek Bell’s White Women

Naomi W Nishi, Tonia F Guida, Danielle Walker

Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education, vol. 20, 2021, p. 6

How community college staff inflict pervasive microaggressions: The experiences of Latino men attending urban community colleges in Texas

Claudia Garc{\'\i}a-Louis, Victor B S{\'a}enz, Tonia Guida

Urban Education, SAGE Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA, 2020, p. 0042085920963594

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STEM Equity Video Resource Library

The STEM equity video resource library is part of an Actions that Promote Community Transformation (ACT) grant which I curated. It primarily focuses on engaging undergraduate students with issues related to equity in STEM.

Inclusive Teaching Fellow

Developed content and materials for workshops entitled “Interrupting Bias to Cultivate Inclusive Classrooms” and “Navigating Difficult Discussions” and an Inclusive Teaching Practices guide for faculty.

Students as Partners Efforts

Received a Center for Teaching & Learning grant to engage in a student-centered curriculum redesign and presented this work to various instituional and national audiences.

Co-Chair Campus Climate Working Group

Co-chaired a Climate Working Group to identify strategic goals for the unit to implement change.


Tonia Guida, Ph.D.

College of Pharmacy

The University of Texas at Austin


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