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Moore, David
Professor of Education; Ph.D.
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Arizona State University
4701 W. Thunderbird Road
P. O. Box 37100
Phoenix, AZ USA 85069-7100

Work: 1-602-543-6333
Fax: 1-602-543-6350

Curriculum Vitae

David W. Moore is a Professor of Education in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University (U.S.) where he specializes in adolescent literacy and coordinates the doctoral program in Educational Leadership and Innovation.  He taught social studies then reading in Arizona public schools before earning a doctorate in Reading Education at the University of Georgia (U.S.).  He has been at Arizona State University since 1989.


His vita shows a continuous thirty-year publication record that balances research reports, professional articles, book chapters, and books.  He currently edits “Research Connections,” a bi-monthly column that appears in the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy which is published by the International Reading Association.  Each column focuses on an individual who researches adolescent literacy.  He co-chaired the International Reading Association's Commission on Adolescent Literacy from 2000 to 2004.  His work with National Geographic Edge, Good Reader’s Guide, Inside, and Science can be seen at the National Geographic School Publishing website <>.

A brief portrayal of his participation in a professional development project with secondary school educators in Macedonia from 2003 to 2008 is presented in his website <>.



Main Publications

Moore, D. W., Moore, S. A., Cunningham, P. M., & Cunningham, J. W.  (in press). Developing readers and writers in the content areas:  K-12  (6th ed.).  Boston: Allyn & Bacon.


Sturtevant, E., Boyd, F., Hinchman, K., Brozo, W., Alvermann, D., & Moore, D.  (2006).  Principled practices for adolescent literacy: A framework for instruction and policy.  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


Alvermann, D. E., Hinchman, K., Moore, D. W., Phelps, S., & Waff, D.  (Eds.)  (2006).  Reconceptualizing the literacies in adolescents’ lives (2nd ed.).  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.


Moje, E. B., Young, J. P., Readence, J. E., & Moore, D. W.  (2000).  Reinventing adolescent literacy for new times: Perennial and millennial issues.  Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 43 (5), 400-410.


Moore, D. W., Bean, T. W., Birdyshaw, D., & Rycik, J. A.  for the Commission on Adolescent Literacy of the International Reading Association (1999).  Adolescent literacy: A position statement.  Newark, DE: International Reading Association.


Moore, D. W.  (1996).  Contexts for literacies in secondary schools.  In K. Hinchman, D. J. Leu, & C. K. Kinzer (Eds.), Literacies for the 21st century: Research and practice (Forty-fifth Yearbook of the National Reading Conference).  Chicago: The National Reading Conference.


Alvermann, D., & Moore, D. W.  (1991).  Secondary school reading.  In R. Barr, M. Kamil, P. Mosenthal, and P. D. Pearson (Eds.), Handbook of reading research (vol. 2; pp. 951-983).  White Plains, NY:  Longman.


Moore, D. W., & Readence, J. E.  (1984).  A quantitative and qualitative review of graphic organizer research.  Journal of Educational Research, 78, 11-17.


Moore, D. W., Readence, J. E., & Rickelman, R. J.  (1983).  An historical exploration of content area reading instruction.  Reading Research Quarterly, 18, 419-438.

Research & Projects

Primarily involved at present with the development of an innovative doctoral degree program that focuses on the preparation of scholarly practitioners.  A description of this Ed.D. in Leadership and Innovation program at Arizona State University (U.S.)  is available at its website <>.  This program is affiliated with the Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate .