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Chris Moore

University of Nebraska Omaha
Haddix Community Chair in Physical Science
Christopher Moore is a former physical science teacher and the Dr. George F. Haddix Community Chair in Physical Science and associate professor of physics education at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Holding a M.S. in applied physics and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University, Dr. Moore has worked as a physical science teacher at several secondary schools in Virginia, as a professional materials scientist, and as a scholar of and consultant on science education. His education research focuses on the development of scientific reasoning and expert-like science practice abilities, with emphasis on practices that cross disciplines. This work has resulted in the publication of several dozen articles, invited speaker roles all over the world, and multiple awards including a Fulbright Scholar award. He has developed pre- and in-service teacher training workshops on science practices in the Czech Republic, Mexico, and for school districts across the USA.