Shannon Luders-Manuel

Shannon Luders-Manuel is a critical mixed race scholar and writer. Her academic and creative work has appeared in such publications as The New York Times,, JSTOR Daily, Vanderbilt University’s AmeriQuests, and the Pearson textbook Diversity Consciousness: Opening Our Minds to People, Cultures, and Opportunities. She presented her master’s thesis at the 2012 Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference at DePaul University and her in-progress memoir at the 2014 Mixed Remixed Festival in Los Angeles. She is the author of Being Biracial: Where Our Secret Worlds Collide: Educators’ Guide and received her MA in English Literature from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.