Nikki Squire teaches full time in the online setting and is completing her PhD coursework in Education online. Nikki enjoys guiding and inspiring undergraduate students to reach their full academic potential, life goals, and in becoming life-long learners and catalysts for change in their own career fields and in the fabrics of society in general. In addition to teaching full time, Nikki is an external peer support reviewer for the College of Arts and Sciences where she conducts classroom peer reviews for online adjunct instructors. When she is not teaching, she is conducting research for the Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching. Her research interests include online pedagogies, instructional techniques and best practices, online learning, and testing new ideas in helping at-risk college students overcome academic and social barriers to success.
Growing up in London, Nikki Squire studied drama and played music. She met in 1970 and for the next decade she would busy herself with raising their children. In 1983, she saw a band which included two of her cousins and Esquire spent several weeks in the studio with with them and bassist Nigel McLaren, with no success. She continued to write with McLaren and, that same year, the pair were signed to by . They were joined by keyboardist Charles Olins and continued to write while awaiting 's schedule to allow him time to produce the fledgling trio. After several failed attempts, John Kalodner heard some of the act's material and, following legal wrangling, signed them to . In 1987, Esquire finally released a self-titled debut. Comparisons to were inevitable as (from whom Nikki was now divorced) appeared on the record, as well as producing portions. drummer also guested, as did guitarist Pat Thrall (whom would later join , another act with strong ties to ). Despite the high-profile associations, the record failed to attract much of an audience outside of fans. It would be another decade before Esquire would resurface with 1997's Coming Home. ~ Tom Demalon, Rovi
Nikki Helen Squire (born 2 November 1967) is a former Irish international who played for the between 1991 and 2001. She played in 37 (ODI) matches, including at the , , and , and briefly captained the team.