Eddie Moore

Eddie Moore


Department of Community Sustainability


Professor Moore has been on the Michigan State University faculty for over 25 years and is internationally known for his teaching, research, and service in agricultural education. During his career at Michigan State University, he served as a White House senior executive with the United States Department of Agriculture, national president of the American Association of Teacher Educators in Agriculture, a founding Board of Director member of the National Council for Agricultural Education, a professor and scholar-in-residence at Pennsylvania State University, and a fellow in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Academic Leadership Program. He has directed a number of initiatives over the years including: one of the university's academic leadership program (offered by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Education and Human Ecology); Michigan's international agricultural education program; Michigan's agriculture in the classroom program; and Michigan State University Agricultural Education Competency Based Education Research Project.

His most research has been in the areas of internationalization of programs and diversity. His area of interests include leadership and organizational development, program planning and development, diversity, and international programming. Professor Moore currently serves on the University's Faculty and Academic Councils, CANR Teaching and Academic Policy Committee, and CARRS Graduate Affairs and Curriculum Committee.


  • Ph.D. Ohio State University, Agricultural Education – 1974
  • M.S. Virginia State University, Agricultural Education – 1971
  • B.S. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Agricultural Technology (Dairy Manufacturing) – 1968

Previous Positions

  • 1976 to present time - Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University. East Lansing, Michigan
  • 1997 - 2001 - White House Senior Executive, United States Department of Agriculture. Washington, D.C.
  • 1974 - 1976 - Research Administrator, Muskegon Area Intermediate School District, Muskegon, Michigan
  • 1972 – 1974 - Curriculum Specialist, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • 1968 – 1972 - Agricultural Education Instructor and Coach (basketball and football), Cumberland Public School District, Cumberland, Virginia 

Research, Teaching and International Assignments

Research has focused on leadership, globalization of institutions and systems, and diversity and multiculturalism. International assignments have been in Bangladesh, Taiwan, South Africa, Jamaica, and Japan.

Selected courses taught have included:

  • AEE 411 - Applications of Problems in Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications and Education
  • AEE 412 - Agricultural and Natural Resources Leadership and Education
  • AEE 801 - Global Development through Agricultural and Extension Education
  • AEE 802 - Program Administration in Agricultural and Extension Education
  • AEE 803 - Instructional Strategies in Agricultural and Extension Education
  • AEE 806 - Program Planning and Evaluation in Agricultural and Extension Education

Selected University Governance Committees, Professional Associations and Boards

  • MSU Faculty and Academic Councils (2002 – 2005; 1979-81)
  • CARRS Graduate Affairs and Curriculum Committee (2003-06)
  • President, American Association of Teacher Educators in Agriculture (1982-83)
  • Board Member, Michigan Agricultural Preservation Fund Board (2004-08)
  • Founding Board Member, National Council for Agricultural Education (1983-84)
  • Coordinator of Area 5F of Phi Delta Kappa International (1986-92)