Amber Moore

Assistant Professor of Teaching, Language and Literacy Education

Office: PCN 3025

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Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Amber Moore is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in Library, Literacy, and Teacher Education with the Department of Language and Literacy Education (Faculty of Education). Prior to joining UBC, she was the first Banting Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University and is also a former secondary English teacher who taught grades 9-12 in Alberta. Her research interests include: adolescent literacies; arts-based research; English education; feminist pedagogies; teacher and teacher librarian education; rape culture; and representations of youth in popular culture and YA literature, particularly sexual assault narratives. Her scholarship can be found across a number of publications that speak to multiple audiences such as English Journal, Feminist Media StudiesJournal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, and New Review of Children’s Literature and Librarianship.

Research Interests

  • Arts-based Research
  • Critical literacies/pedagogies
  • English language arts
  • Librarianship
  • Literacy education
  • Literature and poetry
  • Storytelling/narrative inquiry
  • Teacher education