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Dr. James L. Moore Presents BPE Program Seminar at USU

Grace Michaelson


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Jan. 25, 2017 – Dr. James L. Moore III will visit Utah State University on Jan. 30 as the guest speaker at a seminar on the Broadening Participation in Engineering (BPE) program. The seminar will take place from 11:30 am-12:30 pm in the Engineering Building in room 326. 

Dr. Moore is the program director for BPE in the Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Virginia. He is also the Executive Director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male and the EHE Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at The Ohio State University. From 2011 to 2015, he served as the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, where he managed numerous programs and units. His research agenda focuses on school counseling, gifted education, urban education, higher education, multicultural education/counseling, and STEM education.

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Dr. Moore is internationally recognized for his work on African American males. He is frequently quoted, featured, or mentioned in popular publications, such as the New York Times, Columbus Dispatch, Spartanburg Herald, Cincinnati Enquirer, Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, Chronicle of Higher Education, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

He has co-edited five books: (a) African American Students in Urban Schools: Critical Issues and Solutions for Achievement; (b) African American Male Students in PreK-12 Schools: Informing Research, Policy, and Practice; (c) Black Males and Intercollegiate Athletics: An exploration of Problems and Solutions; (d) Advancing Educational Outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Historically Black Colleges and Universities; and (e) Gifted Children of Color Around the World: Diverse Needs, Exemplary Practices and Directions for the Future.

Additionally, he has published over 100 publications; obtained nearly $9 million in grants, contracts, and gifts; and given over 200 scholarly presentations and lectures throughout the United States and other parts of the world (e.g., Jamaica, Canada, England, Spain, China, India, Indonesia, and France).

Dr. Moore received his B.A. in English Education from Delaware State University and both his M.A.Ed. and Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Throughout his career, he has received numerous prestigious awards, honors, and distinctions. Notably, he was selected as an American Council on Education Fellow and a Big Ten Committee on Institutional Cooperation Academic Leadership Program Fellow. In 2011, he was bestowed a proclamation from the Ohio House [OH]; in 2014, a resolution from the Columbus City Council [OH]; and in 2015, a key to the City of Spartanburg [SC].


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