Carl A. Grant Lecture: Factors That Influence African-American Males’ Educational STEM Aspirations

December 4, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street

James L. Moore III, Ph.D.

Ohio State University

James L. Moore III, Ph.D.

The research of James L. Moore III focuses on how educational professionals influence the aspirations and school experiences of students of color (particularly African-American males); socio-cultural, familial, school and community factors that impact academic outcomes for preK-20 African American students; recruitment and retention issues of students of color in K-12 gifted education; and high-potential college students in STEM majors.

Moore is the EHE Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. He also 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.