Office of Multicultural Programs Staff


canty La-Tarri Canty, Assistant Dean - Multicultural Programs

 (
617) 253-6189
 | lcanty@mit.edu


 La-Tarri serves as the Assistant Dean of Multicultural Programs and was  the inaugural Director of Multicultural Programs. She oversees the  Black Student Union and Latin Cultural Center. Additionally, she advises the multicultural  student clubs and  organizations at MIT. She coordinates the Multicultural Conference  and Diversity Orientation. She also facilitates trainings and workshops on diversity and  inclusion, effective communication, conflict  resolution, and leadership development. La-Tarri received her Masters in Student Affairs Personnel and Diversity from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She is currently completing her  dissertation in her doctoral program at Northeastern University. In her spare time she enjoys reading, singing, and shopping.





joseph Alyssa Joseph, Assistant Director - Office of Multicultural Programs

 (
617) 715-5860
 | alyssajo@mit.edu


 Alyssa Joseph serves as the Program Manager in the Office of Multicultual Programs.  Assisting the Director with the day to day tasks that the office calls for, she also helps  develop and implement  programs that help support the development of students  around issues of diversity and inclusion. Alyssa graduated from Boston College  with a degree in Sociology and minors in Philosophy and African And African Diaspora studies. She also holds a Masters in Public Administration from the  Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University. Alyssa is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and a native of Boston, MA.