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Anthony Lising Antonio

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anthony lising antonio

Associate Professor

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Assistant: John Baker

Office: CERAS 234


anthony lising antonio is Associate Professor of Education and Associate Director of the Stanford Institute for Higher Education Research. antonio is also the founding faculty director of LifeWorks at Stanford, an undergraduate program for integrative learning. His research focuses on stratification and postsecondary access, racial diversity and its impact on students and institutions, student friendship networks, and student development.

Other Titles

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education

Program Affiliations

Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE)
SHIPS (PhD): Educational Policy
SHIPS (PhD): Higher Education
SHIPS (PhD): Social Sciences in Education
SHIPS (PhD): Sociology of Education

Research Interests

Diversity and Identity | Higher Education | Race and Ethnicity | Sociology

See a full list of GSE Faculty research interests >

Recent Publications

Antonio, A. L., Mercado-Garcia, D., & Foster-Hedrick, J. (2023). Referrals, Collaborative Actions, and Norm-Setting Practices: How College Access Programs Partner with High Schools. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATION.

Gebre-Medhin, B., Giebel, S., Alvero, A. J., Antonio, A. L., Domingue, B. W., & Stevens, M. L. (2022). Application essays and the ritual production of merit in US selective admissions. POETICS, 94.

Song, D. S., Ahmed, A., Borr, T. G., & Antonio, A. L. (2022). Multiracials' membership and identification practices on campus: a boundary-work approach. RACE ETHNICITY AND EDUCATION.

Anthony Antonio in the News & Media

Associate Professor Anthony Lising Antonio explains implications of a Supreme Court ruling against affirmative action.
October 30, 2022
Stanford-led research finds that college application essay content is strongly related to household income and SAT scores.
April 4, 2021
Associate Professor Anthony Antonio notes that as college admissions have become increasingly competitive, universities are seen less as a public benefit.
November 4, 2020
Pair of high school graduates looking to the future
February 17, 2020
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