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PhD candidate and researcher, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

Tanitiã Munroe is an emerging scholar and researcher with degrees in education and child and youth care practice. She is pursuing a PhD in Adult Education and Community Development with a collaborative specialization in Educational Policy at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) - University of Toronto. Her scholarship and research are focused on the education experiences of African, Afro-Caribbean and Black (ACB) youth and their families in Canada using an anti-colonial, critical race, and Queer Black feminist theorizing. Tanitiã has published and otherwise disseminated on issues and themes related to Canadian K-12 Education policies, Black youth and their family's experience engaging with Canadian schools and, Post-Secondary Education (PSE) access for Black LGBTQ young people. Over the years, Tanitiã has been professionally engaged with young people in education settings, the youth criminal justice system and through community outreach initiatives in various countries. She is a Senior Research Coordinator at Toronto District School Board (TDSB).


  • –present
    Doctoral student and Graduate Student Researcher , University of Toronto


  • 2019 
    Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - University of Toronto , Masters in Education