Leonard N Moore
Senior Vice President, Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement
Professor, Center for African and African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
Phone: +1 512 471 3212
Leonard N. Moore is professor of history specializing in Modern African American History; black urban history; intersection of race, sport, and hip-hop. He is currently serving also as the Senior Associate Vice-President for Campus Diversity and the Interim Deputy Director for Minority Recruitment. His books include "Carl B. Stokes and the Rise of Black Political Power in America" and "Black Rage in New Orleans: Police Brutality and African American Activism from World War II to Hurricane Katrina" (2010). He is currently working on another book project, titled "God's Trombone: The Life of Adam Clayton Powell".
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 is highly active in initiating and executing programs for retaining and increasing diversity. His professional service in Longhorn Center for Academic Excellence include programs, such as Summer Bridge Program, Gateway Program, Ace Program, GradPrep Program UTransition Program, Longhorn Link Program, Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program, Intellectual Entrepreneurship Minority Male Initiative among others.