Monita serves as Assistant Dean of Students and Student Life Co-Director of IGR. Within IGR she fosters the training, development, and support of undergraduate student peer educators in skills and techniques of intergroup dialogue facilitation and on becoming a social change agents through teaching and research. She consults with higher education institutions interested in developing intergroup education on their campus. She is an alumna of Tennessee State University where she received a B.S. in Criminal Justice. She also holds a master's in education from Western Kentucky University. She enjoys reading, visiting museums of any kind, and true crime stories.