Dr. James L. Moore III
Dr. James L. Moore III is the vice provost for Diversity and Inclusion and chief diversity officer at The Ohio State University, while serving as the first executive director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male. Additionally, Dr. Moore is the inaugural Education and Human Ecology (EHE) Distinguished Professor of Urban Education. From 2015 to 2017, he served as a program director for Broadening Participation in Engineering in the Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation in Alexandria, Virginia, and, from 2011 to 2015, he was an associate provost for Diversity and Inclusion at The Ohio State University, 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.
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, published over 100 publications; obtained over $16 million in grants, contracts, and gifts; and given over 200 scholarly presentations and lectures throughout the United States and other parts of the world.