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Dr. James L. Moore III to Lead NSF's Directorate of Education and Human Resources

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Distinguished researcher on African American men, James L. More III, Ph.D., was honored by the National Science Foundation with the Education and Human Resources (EHR) responsibility to support research that enhances learning and teaching, as well as a broad range of initiatives. nominated by the person. To achieve excellence in his STEM education at all levels and in all settings.

Moore, currently Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer at The Ohio State University, previously served as the NSF Program Director for Expanding Participation in Engineering Programs, a national expansion initiative. He also contributed to the launch of the NSF INCLUDES.Dr. James L. Moore III

“I am familiar with the EHR Directorate and understand its importance in expanding participation in STEM, supporting STEM education research, and developing key educational and workforce pathways across the STEM enterprise. We are doing it,” said Moore. To advance our broad portfolio of EHRs. ”

Moore is an expert in STEM education, gifted education, multicultural and urban education, and higher education. He has published over 160 of his publications, received nearly $40 million in funding, and has given over 200 academic presentations and lectures in the United States and other parts of the world. He has received nearly $9 million in funding from his NSF throughout his career.

“James L. Moore III brings great leadership skills and vision to our institution, developing new mechanisms and models for reaching out to the millions who are missing in our country. We are ready to do that,” said NSF’s Dr. Sechuraman Panchanathan. “His efforts will inspire the next generation of his STEM workforce, unlock their potential, and drive discovery and innovation across the nation. We are excited to have him join the agency at a time when the community is recognized as a national imperative.”

Becoming Assistant Director of the new EHR is an opportunity that “I cannot underestimate. It will bring in ‘Missing Millions’ and will be part of the trust of the Director’s brains in developing key strategies within NSF.” Expand your opportunities to become And we will train more American citizens for careers in STEM fields,” said Moore. “The recent passage of the CHIPS and Science Act creates immense opportunities to improve STEM education and workforce outcomes. We are ready to run a marathon at the pace of a robust, diverse and inclusive STEM workforce across the country.”

NSF’s EHR Directorate invests in talent and knowledge development to ensure a diverse and well-equipped workforce of scientists, technicians, engineers, mathematicians and educators, and an adequate workforce with access to scientific ideas and tools. We support the development of an informed citizenry. engineering. In his new role, Moore hopes to build on the success of his previous assistant directorship. “I want to identify ways to improve STEM readiness and pathways in rural and urban, underserved and low-resource communities across the United States, and help some talented individuals get STEM education and work. We are very interested in advancing scientific knowledge on how best to improve force outcomes, the most suffering communities in the nation,” Moore added.