Evette L. Allen Moore Ph.D., serves as New York Tech’s inaugural assistant dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion. While she is based at NYITCOM-Arkansas, she serves students, faculty, and staff at all New York Tech campuses. Prior to joining New York Tech, Moore served as assistant vice chancellor for diversity, inclusion and community engagement at Arkansas State University (Jonesboro, Ark.).

Allen Moore is a proud alumna of Arkansas State University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in communication studies. She then went on to earn her Master of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of North Texas, her Master of Science in Family Studies from Texas Woman's University, and her Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education with an emphasis in Diversity and Higher Learning from the University of Denver.

Allen Moore has more than twelve years' experience in higher education and equity work. She has worked in various areas on college campuses, including new student orientation, academic advising, and multicultural affairs, assisting with strengths-based approaches for social justice in education.

Originally from Arkadelphia, a small town in Arkansas, her passion for student affairs and social justice is evident in her research agenda and community activities. Her research, which focuses on the experiences of Students of Color in higher education and social justice education, can be found in journals such as the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Equity and Excellence in Education, and NASPA’s Journal about Women in Higher Education. In addition, Allen Moore can be found supporting the community through Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Nu Omega Chapter, CASA of Northeast Arkansas, and the Arkansas Student Affairs Association.

Selected Publications

  • Haynes, C., Joseph, N.M., Patton, L.D., Stewart, S., & Allen, E. L. (2020). Toward an Understanding of Intersectionality Methodology: A 30-Year Literature Synthesis of Black Women's Experiences in Higher Education. Review of Educational Research.
  • Duran, A., & Allen, E. L. (2019). Exploring How Professional Associations Socialize Student Affairs Graduate Students and New Professionals. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 57(2), 132–147.
  • Allen, E. L., & Haynes, C. (2019). Multiculturalism, Diversity, & Social Justice. In Zhang, N. & Howard-Hamilton, M. (Eds), Multiculturalism and Diversity in Student Affairs Practice: A Professional Competency-Based Approach, pp.259–273.
  • Allen, E. L., & Russell, N. (2018). Sistah Network: Establishing a support program for Black graduate women. NASPA Journal about Women in Higher Education, 11(2), 151–170.
  • Haynes, C., Stewart, S., Allen, E. L. (2016). Three paths, one struggle: Black women and girls battling invisibility in U.S. classrooms. Journal of Negro Education, 85 (3), 380–391.
  • Hubain, B., Allen, E. L., Harris, J., & Linder, C. (2016). Counter-stories as Representations of the Racialized Experiences of Students of Color in Higher Education and Student Affairs Graduate Preparation Programs. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 29(7), 946–963.
  • Linder, C., Harris, J., Allen, E. L., & Hubain, B. (2015). Building Inclusive Pedagogy: Recommendations from a National Study of Students of Color in Higher Education and Student Affairs Graduate Programs. Equity and Excellence in Education, 48(2), 178–194.
  • Allen, E. L. (2015, Spring). Review of 2009 National Survey of First-Year Seminars: Ongoing Efforts to Support Students in Transition by R. D. Padgett & J. R. Keup. Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 22(2), 99–102.

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