Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Race Theory
  • Social Studies Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Black Feminist Thought


  • Black Education
  • Civic Education
  • Critical Methodologies
  • Black Mothering/Motherhood



  •  Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction
    University of Florida
  •  M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
    University of Florida
  •  B.Ed. in Inner City Education
    University of Toronto (OISE)
  •  Hons B.A. in History
    York University



Peer-Reviewed Articles

The making of global Black anti-citizen/citizenship: Situating BlackCrit in global citizenship research and theory
  • Christopher Busey & Tianna Dowie-Chin
  • Theory & Research in Social Education
  • citizenship

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Critical, calculated, neoliberal: differing conceptions of care in higher education
  • Tianna Dowie-Chin, Stephanie Schroeder
  • Teaching in Higher Education
  • ethics of care
  • teacher care
Whitewashing Through Film: How Educators Can Use Critical Race Media Literacy to Analyze Hollywood’s Adaptation of Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give
  • Tianna Dowie-Chin, Matthew Paul Stephens Cowley, Mario Worlds
  • International Journal of Multicultural Education

Awards and Accolades

Exemplary Research Award

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), 2021