Kimberly Latta, Ph.D., M.A., Registered Yoga Teacher, and Licensed Social Worker, is a scholar, artist, psychotherapist. Dr. Latta earned her Ph.D. in English, specializing in 17th-and 18th-century English and American literature and gender studies, at Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in 1998, her M.A. in Comparative Literature (English, German, and French) at U.C. Berkeley, in 1996, became a Registered Yoga Teacher in 2013 after studying with Joanne van den Hengel at Third Street Yoga, and a Licensed Social Worker in 2014. She taught courses in feminist theory, gender studies, Shakespeare, Milton, the Restoration, and early 18th-century literature on tenure-track as Assistant Professor of English at St. Louis University and the University of Pittsburgh from 1998 to 2010. She is currently cruising with her partner aboard the sloop Sophia. To find out what she’s been up to lately, please visit sophiasailing.com.