Shaw University Announces Executive Directorof Center for Racial and Social Justice, Dr. Erin H. Moore

Dr. Erin H. Moore joins the CRSJ with a diverse range of experience in higher education, telecommunications, and nonprofits.

The Shaw University Center for Racial and Social Justice (CRSJ) is elated to announce Dr. Erin H. Moore as the new Executive Director of the CRSJ. Dr. Moore joins Shaw with a diverse and impressive resume, including experience in telecommunications marketing, higher education, and nonprofit social justice.“The Shaw Community is proud and excited to welcome Dr. Moore to our University,” said Dr. Paulette Dillard, President of Shaw University. “The CRSJ builds on the legacy and DNA of Shaw as a leader in social justice causes. Dr. Moore will be an integral part of living out the CRSJ’s mission to affect meaningful social change by supporting engagement around civil and human rights, spiritual formation, discernment, and social justice.”

“I am overjoyed to join the diverse and accomplished faculty and staff of Shaw University,” said Dr. Erin H. Moore, Executive Director of the Center for Racial and Social Justice. “The past year has laid bare so many needs in our communities, both locally and nationwide. I look forward to leading the CRSJ toward building a society that works for all of us.”

Dr. Moore has a wealth of higher education experience, including roles as Assistant Professor of History at Central State University and as Adjunct Professor of History at Spelman College. She most recently worked as a consultant for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training and creating African American Studies Curricula for K-12 schools. Dr. Moore earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics at Spelman College, her Master’s Degree in African American Studies from The Ohio State University, and her Doctorate in African American Studies from Temple University.
Dr. Moore’s research interests include Classical African Civilizations; African Social, Spiritual, and Ethical Structures; African American Leadership; and Post-Civil Rights African American Women. She has a long tradition of community and volunteer service in a variety of organizations and has been a guest speaker regarding issues facing the African American community in a variety of forums, including conferences, international and community events, and live streaming platforms.

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