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Michele S. Moses

University of Colorado Boulder

Michele S. Moses is Professor of Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice at the University of Colorado Boulder. A philosopher by training, Professor Moses has particular expertise in policy disagreements that involve racial, ethnic, and gender diversity and equity; moral and political values; and democracy and the public good; and academic freedom. She has been serving as CU Boulder's Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs since 2019, after serving as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies in the CU Boulder School of Education. She has been a Fulbright New Century Scholar and is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. Her work has appeared in the American Educational Research Journal, Educational Researcher, Harvard Educational Review, Journal of Higher Education, and Journal of Social Philosophy. In addition, Professor Moses is the author of Living with Moral Disagreement: The Enduring Controversy about Affirmative Action (University of Chicago Press, 2016), Embracing Race: Why We Need Race-Conscious Education Policy (Teachers College Press, 2002), and co-editor of Affirmative Action Matters: Creating Opportunities for Students around the World (Routledge, 2014). A first-generation college graduate, Professor Moses holds a BA from the University of Virginia, an MEd in higher education and student affairs from the University of Vermont, and an MA in Philosophy and PhD in Educational Foundations and Policy from CU Boulder.

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