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Brenda Moore

She was born in Long Island, NY.
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Dr. Brenda Moore is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University at Buffalo, receiving her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago. A native of Long Island, New York, and former member of the United States Army, Dr. Moore is now a prominent Military Sociologist with research interests in race and ethnic relations, gender studies, and social stratification.

Dr. Moore has numerous publications, including several journal articles and a book entitled, To Serve My Country, To Serve My Race: The Story of the Only African American Wacs Stationed Overseas During World War II. She has completed research for a forthcoming book, entitled Serving Our Country: Japanese American Women in the Military During World War II. Dr. Moore enjoys a wide range of scholarly interests, and served as a contributor to the edited book, African Americans and the Rise of the Post Industrial City, writing a chapter on the class status of Blacks in Buffalo.

Dr. Moore has presented dozens of conference papers, served on a number of international, national, local community, and university committees, including the 1999 White House Initiative for One America sponsored by the University at Buffalo's College of Arts and Sciences. Serving as the organizer and host for the event, Dr. Moore brought together concerned scholars, community leaders, students, and residents of Buffalo to talk about race and ethnic issues.

A model for the university's mission of research, teaching, and service, Dr. Moore enjoys an impressive list of professional affiliations including memberships in the American Sociological Association, the Association of Black Sociologists, Toastmasters International, Board of Directors of the Inter University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, Fordham University Press, Second World War Series Editorial Board, Associate Editor of "Armed Forces and Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal," and a member of the Women's Army Corps Veterans Association.