Tonja Wissinger

Senior Lecturer I - Interdisciplinary Studies
Associate Dean
tonja.wissinger@utdallas.edu
972-883-2814
HH2114
Tags: Gender Studies Women’s History American and British Women’s Literature History of Medicine Childhood Sexual Abuse Alcohol Studies

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - History of Ideas
University of Texas at Dallas - 2004
M.S. - Interdisciplinary Studies
University of Texas at Dallas - 1994
B.A. - Sociology
University of Texas at Dallas - 1985

Research Areas

Research Interests
Women’s history, American and British women’s literature, gender studies, the history of medicine, childhood sexual abuse, and alcohol studies.

Appointments

Senior Lecturer and Assistant Dean
University of Texas at Dallas [2012–Present]
Senior Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas [2007–2012]
Adjunct Faculty
Richland Community College [2005–2007]
Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas [1993–2007]
Teaching Assistant
University of Texas at Dallas [1992–1993]

Additional Information

Other Activities
Member: The Alcohol and Drugs History Society Family Outreach, Richardson, TX Volunteer, 1995-1998
  • Community Education Chair, 1996-1998
  • Community Education Speaker, 1996-1998 
Richardson Independent School District Volunteer, 1990-2002
Courses Taught at UTD
  • The American Woman in Transition
  • Women in Management
  • Co-op Education
  • Introduction to Gender Studies
  • The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry
  • Rebels and Reformers: Women and Alcohol in America
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Multidisciplinary Investigation
Honors and Recognitions
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • Ten Year Service Award, 2003.
  • Fifteen Year Service Award, 2008. 
  • Distinguished Teacher in Diversity and Multicultural Education Award, 2011