Announcement from National Science Foundation’s New Assistant Director

James L. Moore III was selected to lead the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), which funds research enhancing learning and teaching, including broad efforts to achieve excellence in STEM education. Internationally recognized for his work on African American males, Moore pursues research focusing on topics such as STEM education, gifted education, multicultural and urban education, and higher education. Moore is interested in investing in improving STEM preparation and pathways in urban and rural, underserved, and under-resourced communities across the U.S. and advancing knowledge of enhancing STEM educational and workforce outcomes in his new role as Assistant Directorate. Read more about Moore’s vision here.