Katharine Keenan is a cultural anthropologist and a postdoctoral fellow of Western heritage at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2013 in applied anthropology, with a dissertation titled Imagining a New Belfast: Municipal Parades in Urban Regeneration. Her research lies at the intersection of the anthropology of policy, performance, urban space, and post-conflict development. Her work can be found in the recent publication Consuming St. Patrick’s Day. She is currently developing a new project in Kenosha, Wisconsin.