James Moore received his B.A. degree in English education from the Delaware State University and earned both his M.A.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in counselor education from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Va, USA. He is an Associate Provost in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, where he also serves as the Inaugural Director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male at The Ohio State University. Additionally, Dr. Moore is a Full Professor at the College of Education and Human Ecology. He also has faculty affiliations with the Ohio Collaborative, John Glenn Institute, and Criminal Justice Research Center at The Ohio State University. Dr. Moore has a national- and international-recognized research agenda that focuses on (a) how educational professionals, such as school counselors, influence the educational/career aspirations and school experiences of students of color (particularly African American males), (b) sociocultural, familial, school, and community factors that support, enhance, and impede academic outcomes for preK-20 African American students (e.g., elementary, secondary, and postsecondary), (c) recruitment and retention issues of students of color, particularly African Americans, in K-12 gifted education and those high-potential college students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors, and (d) social, emotional, and psychological consequences of racial oppression for African American males and other people of color in various domains in society (e.g., education, counseling, workplace, athletics, etc.). In ten years of professorship, he has made significant contributions in school counseling, gifted education, urban education, higher education, multicultural education/counseling, and STEM education. To this end, Dr. Moore has published over 80 publications. He has also given over 100 different scholarly presentations and has obtained over $4.5 million in extramural funding.
Biography Updated on 15 January 2012