Amber Moore

PhD

Biography

Amber Moore is a SSHRC-funded PhD Candidate and Killam Laureate at the University of British Columbia studying language and literacy education with the Faculty of Education. Her previous experience as a high school English teacher informs her research interests, which include adolescent literacy, feminist pedagogies, teacher education, and trauma literature, particularly YA sexual assault narratives. Her scholarship can be found in English Education, English Journal, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Jeunesse, and Qualitative Inquiry, among others. She also enjoys writing poetry and creative nonfiction.

Research

Adolescent Literacy, Critical Literacy, Feminist Pedagogies, Trauma literature, Poetic Inquiry