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Alicia Moore

Associate Professor of Education


Areas of expertise
Multiculturalism/Culturally Responsive Teaching; Differentiated Instruction for diverse populations; Early Childhood Best Practices


August 2006 - Present Associate Professor, Department of Education
• Presidential appointment to Cargill Endowed Professorship
• Teach undergraduate courses in early childhood, special education and general education,
• Supervise field-based and student teachers in Georgetown and surrounding areas
• Develop course content, structure and select textbooks and supplemental reading materials,
• Research and write for scholarly publication, and
• Supervise student research, as well as co-research with students.

• Appointed as a Cargill Endowed Professor
• Twenty-two (22) years of higher education experience, including undergraduate and graduate-level
teaching, collaborative research with students and colleagues.
• Twenty-two (22) years of experience supervising student teachers and field-based students,
• Six years (6) of public school elementary and early childhood teaching experience with two years
as a student teacher cooperating teacher and two years as grade-level team leader,
• Three (3) years of experience as a local evaluator for a state and federally funded Even Start Program,
• Principalship experience with elementary/middle school personnel and students,
• Keynote Speaker - Various Professional Institutions and Organizations
• Experience developing and implementing education curricula, and
• In-service teacher training and consultation.
• Member of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Advisory Board (Federal Appointment)



PhD,The University of Texas at Austin 1997
MEd,The University of Texas at Austin 1990
BSEd,Huston-Tillotson University 1988


  • The Sustainability of Culturally Responsive Teaching in White Teacher Praxis
  • Perceptions of Preservice Teachers Regarding Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • African American Students in Predominantly White Institutions (PWI)
  • Race Matters: The Real World


Audiovisual and Electronic Media

Wise-Whitehead, K,, Moore, A.L., Lewis, R. Trump Syllabus K12: Lesson Plans for Teaching During this New Age of Resistance (#TrumpSyllabusK12).

Pearson, K., Interview of Moore, A.L. (2013). How Parents and Teachers Should Teach Children About Slavery. BlogHer Original Post.

Books, Book Chapters & Book Forewords
Neal, L. I., Moore, A.L., and Militz-Frielink, S. (2016). Bras, Borders and Battlegrounds. Apprentice House.

Moore, A.L. and Neal, L.I., (2014), Keep on pushing: There will always be a next time, pp.5-8 in Sparking the Genius, Whitehead, K.W.,Apprentice House, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD.

Moore, A. L., and Neal, L. I. (2013). Foreword: Keep Pushing: There Will Always Be a Next Time. Carter G. Woodson Lecture 2013: Sparking the Genius, (pp. 1-5), Baltimore, MD: Apprentice House.

Moore, A.L., Armentrout, J. & Neal, L.I. (2007), Methods for Behavior, Classroom and School-wide Management, In Baca, L., Hoover, J. J., Klingner, J. & Patton, J. M. (Eds.), Methods for Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners, Merrill Publishing, Upper Saddle River , NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall. Bui, Y.,

Moore, A.L., & Neal, L. I. (2006), Cultural, Linguistic, & Instructional Diversity, In E. Meyen & Y. Bui (Eds.), Exceptional Children in Today's Schools: What Teachers Need to Know, Denver, CO: Love Publishing. Audiovisual and Electronic Media.

Journal Articles & Educaton Bulletins

Moore, A. L., Neal, L. I., (2016). The Crisis in Black Education. Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Black History Bulletin. Volume 79, No. 1.

Moore, A. L., Neal, L. I., (2015). Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories. Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Black History Bulletin. Volume 78, No. 2.

Moore, A. L., Neal, L. I., (2015). Social Justice: Evolution or Revolution. Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Black History Bulletin. Volume 78, No. 1.

Moore, A. L. Neal, L. I., (2005), Voices from the Past: Oral History Projects As a Teaching Tool. Journal of the New England League of Middle Schools.

Neal, L. I., Moore, A. L. (2004), Their Cries Went Up Together: The Board of Education Then and Now. Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20, (1), 5-13.

Neal, L. I., Moore, A. L. (2003), When Bad Things Happen to Good People: Human Rights at the Core of the Social Studies Curriculum. Social Studies and the Young Learner,V15, (3).

Moore, A. L. (2002), African American Teachers' Decisions to Refer African American Students. The International Journal of Qualitative Research in Education, V15, (6). Book Chapters:

Neal, L. I., Moore, A. L. (2005). Digital storytelling presentation: The biography of Lucinda Todd, the first plaintiff in the Brown v. Board case.

Moore, A.L., & Neal, L. I. (2005). Multimedia narrative (interview): Brown v. Board: The challenges, experiences, thoughts, and emotions involved in the separate but equal struggle in Topeka, Kansas in the 1950s.

Seminars & Presentations

National & International Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations

Wise Whitehead, K., Militz-Frielink, S., Neal, L.I., Moore, A.L., & Lewis, R., (2016, October). Hallowed Grounds, 101st Annual Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference, Richmond, VA

Wise Whitehead, K., Gist, C.D., Cross, K., Neal, L.I., Moore, A.L., & Lewis, R., (2016, October). Mothering in the Age of Activism, 101st Annual Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference, Richmond, VA

Wise Whitehead, K., Gist, C.D., Gilbert, C., Neal, L.I., Moore, A.L., & Militz-Frielink, S., (2015, September). Sparking the Genius in Action: Exploring Woodson's legacy Through the Black History Bulletin, 100th Annual Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Neal, L.I., Moore, A.L. Militz-Frielink, S., Lewis, C., Jackson, J. (2014, November). Panel Discussion #4: The Effects of Media on Scholar Identity Development. International Conference on Urban Education. Montego Bay, Jamaica - West Indies.

Invited Keynote Speaker (Regional)

Moore-Hopkins, A. L. (2017, January), Education in Times of Crisis. Keynote address to be delivered at the New Hope Baptist Church - Annual Black History Month. Round Rock, Texas.

Moore, A. L. (2016, June), At the Crossroads of Equality: Paths to Liberation and Progress. Keynote address delivered at the Georgetown, Texas Community in celebration of Juneteenth. Georgetown, Texas.

Honors & Awards

  • Cargill Endowed Professorship
  • Exemplary Teaching Award from the Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church
  • Junior Sabbatical
  • Cullen Faculty Development Grant
  • Academic Advising Award
  • Recipient of the Unity in Action Diversity Award
  • Nominated for the Excellence in Academic Advising Award

Specific subjects or issues you can knowledgeably discuss:

*Culturally Responsive Teaching *Overrepresentation of Minorities in Special Education *Early Childhood Best Practice

I am willing to talk to the media: yes

I am willing to talk to community groups about my area of expertise: yes

Can you do interviews in Spanish? no

Other languages you are fluent in:

Experience with the news media (especially electronic media):

Contact Details:
(512) 863-1975(office)
Office: Mood-Bridwell 232