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Marc Guerrero

Asst Chair - Enrollment Mngt, Department of Educational Studies

Program Area: Higher Education and Student Affairs

(614) 688-1428
guerrero.55@osu.edu

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Biography

Marc P. Johnston-Guerrero is Assistant Chair of the Department of Educational Studies and an associate professor in the Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) program at The Ohio State University. He is also affiliated faculty with OSU’s Asian American Studies program. During his time at OSU, Marc has had the privilege to teach a number of courses on college student development, critical race theory, and professional seminars for doctoral students. A highlight has been leading an education abroad program in Ecuador on Sustainability and Social Justice in partnership with the University of Cuenca. Marc has recently transitioned in academic administration and will be part of the 2021-22 cohort of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Academic Leadership Program.

Marc’s research interests focus on diversity and social justice issues in higher education and student affairs, with specific attention to college students negotiating and making meaning of race and racism and Multiracial/mixed race issues. He is co-editor of the book Multiracial Experiences in Higher Education and has published over 30 articles and book chapters focusing on diversity related issues, including his co-authored chapter (with Kevin Nadal, John Jay College) in Derald Wing Sue’s (2010) Microaggressions and Marginality, which was first to coin the term monoracism as a unique system of oppression facing individuals who do not fit monoracial categorization. Marc is active in several higher education associations, including the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) where he is Member-at-Large, Faculty for the ACPA Governing Board. He will also serve as the Division J Program Chair for the 2023 AERA Annual Meeting. He recently completed terms as Associate Editor of the Journal of Higher Education and editorial board member for the Journal of College Student Development and the Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity.

Education

Ph.D., Education (Higher Education & Organizational Change), UCLA
M.A., Student Affairs Administration, Michigan State University
B.S., Human Biology, Michigan State University

Research Interests

Experience

  • Associate Department Chair, Educational Studies, OSU (2021-current)
  • Assistant Chair for Enrollment Management, Educational Studies, OSU (2020-2021) 
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Higher Education (2018-2020)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of College Student Development (2015-2021)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity(2016-2019)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Student Affairs Research & Practice (2011-2014)
  • Director,Asian Pacific American Student Affairs, University of Arizona (2007–2009)
  • Program Administrator,Center for Multicultural Education & Programs, New York University (2006–07)
  • Academic Specialist (Advisor), Office of Supportive Services, Michigan State University (2004–2006)

Honors

  • Diamond Honoree, ACPA Foundation (2020)
  • Research of the Year Award, ACPA MultiRacial Network (2017)
  • Faculty Fellow, Office of Diversity and Inclusion (DICE), OSU College of Education & Human Ecology (2015-16)
  • Philip Clark Award/Fellowship, UCLA Higher Education & Organizational Change (2012)
  • Campbell Book Collection Competition (2nd Place), UCLA Library (2012)
  • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity/College Board Scholars program (2012)
  • Outstanding Staff Award, Asian American Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Assoc., University. of Arizona (2009)

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Combs, L., & Johnston-Guerrero, M. P. (2021, April). At home or on tour? Mixed Filipina/o American reflections on culture and identity. Paper presented at the Mactan500 Virtual Conference at NYU [online].

  • Johnston-Guerrero, M. P., & Ford, K. (2019, November). Multiracial is not the same as Two or More Races: Further complicating racial data. Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

  • Cristobal, N., Johnston-Guerrero, M. P., & Garcia. G. A. (2019, April). Further Contextualizing Racial Identity: Multiracial Students at Hispanic Serving Institutions. Paper to be presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON.

  • Johnston-Guerrero, M. P., Tran, V. T., & Washington, L. (2019, March). Who is minoritized? Unpacking racialized terminology in higher education. Session presented at the ACPA Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

  • Johnston-Guerrero, M. P., Chaudhari, P., Barrett, B. A., & Logia, J. (2018, March). From Access to Alumni: Reimagining Multiracial Student Journeys to and through College. Panel presentation at the Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, College Park, Maryland.

  • Lou, H. C., Schneider, F., & Johnston-Guerrero, M. P. (2017, March). Who gets to choose? Complicating fluid identities in higher education. Workshop presented at the ACPA Annual Convention, Columbus, OH.

  • Johnston-Guerrero, M. P., Garcia, G. A., Garibay, J. C., & Herrera, F. A.  (2015, November). “I’m for access but…”: Complicating college student support for undocumented immigrant access to public education. Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Denver, CO

  • Johnston, M. P., Garcia, G. A., Herrera, F. A., & Garibay, J. C. (2014, November). Examining the influences of college environments and experiences on student attitudes towards prohibiting racist/sexist speech. Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

  • Johnston, M. P., & Pecero, V. (2014, November). Disentangling race and culture in familial influences on mixed heritage college students' identities. Paper presented at the Council for Ethnic Participation Preconference Forum, Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

  • Johnston, M. P. (2013, May). Moving beyond check-boxes: Researching multiraciality in changing contexts. Major Workshop presented at the National Conference on Race & Ethnicity (NCORE), New Orleans, LA.

  • Johnston, M. P., & Yeung, F. PF. (2013, April). Campus racial climate and the Asian American experience: Differences across racial groups and after a racially-biased incident. Paper to be presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

  • Johnston, M. P., Pizzolato, J. E., Deleon, R. (2012, November). When the political becomes psychological: Disparate contextual influences on Asian American student development. Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

  • Johnston, M. P. (2012, June). Eugenics and higher education: Exposing the historical roots and contemporary manifestations of a persistent ideology. Workshop presented at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), New York, NY.

  • Johnston, M. P. (2012, April). Race as both biologically and socially constructed: Exploring the nature of college students’ racial conceptions. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

  • Kasch, D., & Johnston, M. P. (2012, April). Everyday racism and the ubiquity of social media: An examination of cyber-microaggressions on college campuses. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

  • Johnston, M. P., & Chaudhari, P. (2010, March). Beyond multiracial 101: Innovating multiracial theory, research, and professional practice. Workshop presented at the American College Personnel Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

  • Johnston, M. P., Xayaphanh, D., & Ousley, M. (2008, March). Navigating the model minority myth: Student success programs for Asian/Pacific Islanders. Sponsored workshop presented at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Annual Conference, Boston, MA.