African-American Careers: Dr. James L. Moore III


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An associate professor in counselor education at the Ohio State University, James L. Moore III is also an affiliated scholar at The John Glenn Institute, an affiliated scholar for the Ohio Collaborative at The Ohio State University, and a LASER Research Associate at the Center for Action Research on Urban Schools and Effective Leadership at the University of South Florida. He received his B.A. in English Education from Delaware State University and earned both his MEd and PhD in Counselor Education at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

Moore currently serves as the coordinator of the School Counseling Program Track at The Ohio State University. As a counselor educator, he has begun to chart a national and international research agenda that focuses on the following: (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 K-16 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.). Minority, Career, Work, Visiting scholar. Learning Sciences Institute
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