Catherine Squires

Catherine R. Squires is a writer, yoga instructor, and professor in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is the author many works on race and media, including The Post Racial Mystique (New York University Press) and editor of the collection Dangerous Discourses: Feminism, Gun Violence & Civic Life (Peter Lang Press). Squires recently finished her first memoir as part of the Loft Literary Center's year-long Memoir Project. An essay from the memoir is forthcoming in the book, What God Is Honored Here? edited by Kao Kalia Yang and Shannon Gibney. She is a member of the faculty at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and is a 2017 Bush Foundation Leadership Fellow