Dian Squire

Research Associate - Qualitative Specialist

Dian D. Squire is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Iowa State University. He has published multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, and periodical pieces.  He was the co-founder and first Editor in Chief of the Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs housed at Loyola University Chicago. Prior to pursuing his doctorate, Dian was the Assistant Director of Orientation and New Student Programs at the University of Maryland College Park. During that time, he created a national award-winning first-year experience program for LGBTQA students called The One Project. He has served on the board of directors for NODA- Association for Orientation, Retention, and Transition in Higher Education and held numerous positions in ACPA-College Student Educators International.
 
Dian's research focuses on issues of diversity, equity, and justice in higher education.  He particularly focuses on access to graduate education and the experiences of diverse graduate students.
 
Dian received his Ph.D. in Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago. He received his Master's degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies- Higher Education from the University of Maryland College Park and his B.S. in Secondary English Education from Florida State University.

Publications

Garvey, J., Squire, D., Stachler, B., & Rankin, S. (Under review). The impact of campus climate on academic success for queer-spectrum students. Manuscript under review for publication consideration.

Squire, D. (In preparation). A critical race examination of the neo-liberal, -colonial and -racist implications of United States international doctoral student of color admissions. Manuscript in preparation.

Squire, D., Booth, A, & Arnold, B. (In press). Resituating neoliberalism’s construction of the individualistic white campus classroom toward collective and diverse intersectional success. In B. Ahad, & O. Poon (Eds.) Difficult subjects: Insights and strategies for teaching about race, sexuality, and gender. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Poon, O., & Squire, D. (2017). Fundamental skills for applying a critical approach to leadership theory. In Dugan, J. P., Turman, N. T., Barnes, A. (Eds.). Leadership theory: A facilitator’s guide for cultivating critical perspectives (pp. 68-80). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Jones, V., & Squire, D. (In press). Toward a critical race tempered radicalism for campus faculty and staff: Conceptualizing empowerment and building radical change capacity in students of color. Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity.

Squire, D., Williams, B, & Tuitt, F. (Accepted). Plantation politics: A new framework to guide the continued search for racial equity in U.S. higher education. Teachers College Record Yearbook.

Squire, D. (In press). The vacuous rhetoric of diversity: How institutional responses to national racial incidences affect faculty of color perceptions of university commitment to diversity. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.

Poon, O., Dizon, J. P., & Squire, D. (2017). Count Me In!: Ethnic data disaggregation advocacy, racial mattering, and lessons for racial justice coalitions, Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity, 3(1), 122-154.

Squire, D. (Under review). “It’s essential”: A critical race counter narrative of faculty of color understandings of diversity and equity in doctoral admissions. Manuscript under review for publication consideration.

Squire, D., & McCann, K. (Under review). Women of color with critical epistemologies constructing spaces of resistant in doctoral education programs. Manuscript under review for publication consideration.

Squire, D., Byrd, A., Clark, K., Devaney, K., & Wright, K. (Under review). Mixed methods research in the higher education field: A review of the purposes and practices. Manuscript under review for publication consideration.

Squire, D., & Beck, B. (2016). Developmental pathways to trans inclusion on  college campuses. Washington, DC: ACPA-College Student Educators International.

Squire, D., Tuitt, F., Patton Davis, L., Stewart, S. Williams, B. (2016, November). Campus rebellion and plantation politics: The continued search for racial equity in U.S. higher education. Symposium presented at annual meeting for the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Columbus, OH.

Squire, D., Jourian, T. J., Kelly, B. T., Byrd, A., Manzano, L., Bumbry, M. (2016) A critical race feminist analysis of men of color matriculating into a higher education doctoral program. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. Online first doi: 10.1037/dhe0000025.

Poon, O., Squire, D., Kodama, K., Byrd, A., Chan, J., Manzano, L….Bishundat, D. (2016). A critical review of the model minority myth in selected literature on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in higher education. Review of Educational Research, 86(2), 469-502. doi:10.3102/0034654315612205

Squire, D. (2016). Engaging race and power in higher education organizations through a critical race institutional logics perspective. Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs, 2(1), 106-123.

Poon, O., Squire, D., Hom D. C., Gin, K., Segoshi, M., & Parayano, A. (2016) Critical cultural student affairs praxis and participatory action research. Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs, 3(1), 21-39.

Squire, D. (2015, May 5). Underprepared for the profession: The lack of minority Ph.D.’s has a lot to do with the lack of socialization into the academy. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://m.chronicle.com/article/Underprepared-for-the/229915/

Squire, D., Williams, T. E., Cartwright, M., Jourian, T. J., Monter, M., & Weatherford, A. (2015). Exploring gender through education abroad programs: A graduate student case study. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 52(3), 1–13.

Squire, D., & Jourian, T. (2015). Going against the grain: Battling market-based individualism in higher education by establishing an open-access, collectivist journal. Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs, 1(1), 7-11.

Squire, D., & Mobley Jr., S. D. (2015). Negotiating race and sexual orientation in the college choice process of Black gay males. The Urban Review, 47(3), 466-491.

Squire, D. (2014). First generation college students: Understanding and improving the experience from recruitment to commencement. [Review of the book First generation college students: Understanding and improving the experience from recruitment to commencement by Lee Ward, Michael Siegel, and Zebulun Davenport]. Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis, 2(1), article 1.

Squire, D. (2014, October 16). A response to “An Open Letter to Journal Editors.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://m.chronicle.com/article/A-Response-to-An-Open-Letter/149365/

Squire, D., & Norris, L. (2014).  Supporting students in the margins: Establishing a first-year experience for LGBTQA students. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 51(2), 195-206.

Squire, D. (2013). Back to school: Why everyone deserves a second chance at education [Review of the book Back to school: Why everyone deserves a second chance at education by Mike Rose]. Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 20(3), 7-9.

Squire, D., & Mobley Jr., S. D. (2013). Complex decisions: Exploring the college choice process for Black gay men as they choose between Historically Black Universities & Predominantly White Institutions. Out on Campus: SCGLBTA Newsletter. American College Personnel Association. Retrieved from: http://www2.myacpa.org/sclgbta-newsletter-archive

Mobley Jr., S. D., & Squire, D. (2013). Complex decisions: Exploring the college choice process for Black gay men as they choose between Historically Black Universities & Predominantly White Institutions. KCGBLTA White Paper. NASPA. Retrieved from http://www.naspa.org/2013SpringNASPAGLBTKCWhitePaper.pdf

Squire, D. (2013, June 9). Where have all the queer students gone? The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/article/Where-Have-All-th Queer/139653/

Squire, D., Wilson, V., Ritchie, J., Bradford, K. & Wolfman, A. (2009). Incorporating crisis planning and management into orientation programs. In J. A. Ward Roof and C. Hatch (Eds.) Designing successful transitions: A guide for orienting students to college (3rd Ed.). Columbia, SC: National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and the National Orientation Directors Association.

Campbell, C., Shishineh, L, & Squire, D. (2009). A profile of beginning students: 2007. University of Maryland, College Park, Campus Assessment Working Group.

Squire, D., & Shishineh, L. (2007). Drive-Ins: A quick and useful way for state coordinators to connect with professionals. Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 15(2), 10-11.