Tannaz is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education and a Research Associate at the Canada Research Chair in Queer, Community and Diversity Education. Tannaz received her PhD from York University’s Faculty of Education. Her area of research is social media, digital literacies, social justice, and spatial justice. Her current project “Narration of Belonging: Experience of Otherness amongst Marginalized Women and Non-Binary Individuals in Higher Education” navigates the interconnection of offline and online spaces. She investigates the similarities and differences between online and offline senses of belonging, cultural identities and learning experiences of marginalized students in higher education.