Gregory D. Squires is a Professor of Sociology and Public Policy & Public Administration at George Washington University. He is also a member of the Fair Housing Task Force of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Social Science Advisory Board of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council, and the John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center. He has served as a consultant to civil rights organizations around the country, a Consumer Funded Representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, and member of the Federal Reserve Board's Consumer Advisory Council. He has written for several academic journals and public interest publications including Housing Policy Debate, Urban Studies, Social Science Quarterly, New York Times and Washington Post. Recent books include his edited volume The Fight for Fair Housing (Routledge 2018), Meltdown: The Financial Crisis, Consumer Protection, and the Road Forward (Praeger 2017 co-authored with Larry Kirsch), and From Foreclosure to Fair Lending: Advocacy, Organizing, Occupy and the Pursuit of Equitable Credit (Routledge 2013, edited with Chester Hartman).