Associate Vice President
Professor, Dept. of History, College of Liberal Arts
B.A., History, Jackson State University
Ph.D., History, The Ohio State University
Dr. Leonard N. Moore is currently Associate Vice President of Academic Diversity Initiatives and Professor of History at the University of Texas. After finishing high school with a 15 on the ACT and a 1.6 Grade Point Average, he went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in history from Jackson State University in 1993 and then a Ph.D. in 1998 from The Ohio State University at the age of 26. From 1998-2007 he served as a professor and academic administrator at Louisiana State University and he has been at the University of Texas since 2007.
In addition to his academic and administrative work Dr. Moore spends a great deal of time helping high-profile athletic programs across the country implement strategic diversity initiatives that help student-athletes excel both in the classroom and on the field. Dr. Moore has worked with some of the finest athletic departments in the country, including: LSU (Gerry DiNardo, Nick Saban and Les Miles), Georgia (Mark Richt), and Texas (Will Muschamp and Mack Brown). He has also worked with schools affliated with the SEC, ACC and Big East conferences.