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Erica Moore, Ph.D.

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Erica Moore, Ph.D., is Boriken Taíno of iukaieke Guainia and a member of the United Confederation of Taino People. She has a Ph.D. in higher education leadership and master's and bachelor's degrees in history. Moore currently serves as Executive Director of Native Student Success at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Previously, she was director of the American Indian Student Center at South Dakota State University (SDSU), where she worked as a content expert for an ongoing educational development series and fostered a culturally responsive and supportive campus environment for American Indian students.

Prior to working at SDSU, she served as chief academic officer of Lower Brule Community College. Moore has worked in education for over 10 years, including teaching a variety of history and political courses and a research agenda focused on Native American student success.

In addition to her higher education experience, Moore was a member of the Leadership Pierre team, and she has shared her expertise in culturally responsive practices in workshops for K-12 classrooms, museum networks, and medical facilities. In 2018, she served as a U.S. Human Rights Network 'Fighting Injustice through Human Rights Education' Fellow. Moore continues her passionate advocacy, where her lobbying for equity, diversity, and inclusion has positively impacted organizations, communities, and those they serve.

Erica Moore is a paid member of the Red Ventures Education freelance review network.


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