Diane L. Moore is a senior lecturer on religious studies and education at Harvard Divinity School (HDS). Her research centers on the public understanding of religion through education, examined from a cultural studies perspective. Her current focus is on the intersection of religion, ecology, and human rights. She is the director of the program in religious studies and education and serves on the editorial boards of Religion and Education and the British Journal of Religious Education. Moore is chair of the American Academy of Religion's Task Force on Religion in the Schools, which is conducting a three-year initiative to establish guidelines for teaching religion in K-12 public schools. Her book Overcoming Religious Illiteracy: A Cultural Studies Approach to the Study of Religion in Secondary Education was published in 2007. She serves as the coordinator for the Certificate in Religious Studies and Education offered through the Harvard Extension School and Divinity School. In 2005, she was one of two professors chosen by HDS students as Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
PhD, Union Theological Seminary