KRISTIN MOODY, Ed.D.
- Adjunct Professor
- Director of Academic Programs & Strategic Initiatives
Kristin Moody is the Director of Academic Programs and Strategic Initiatives for the Education Department/Morehouse Center for Excellence in Education and an Adjunct Professor for the Education and Leadership Departments. She has supported educational organizations, higher education, and K-12 for more than 25 years in a variety of roles. Some her favorite roles have been high school Peer Counseling and English teacher in Los Angeles Unified School District, school founder and leader in New Orleans, qualitative data collection led to shape education policy in Chicago Public Schools, School Board trainer/retreat facilitator for the National Council for La Raza, leadership coach, empathy retreat facilitator, and Morehouse adjunct professor. The focus of her research and practice is on the role of empathy in leading change, learning, and cultural health.
She completed a BA in Secondary ED/English with Minors in Womens Studies/AfAm Studies from Hunter College (NY), MS in Educational Leadership from Pepperdine (CA), and EdD in Organizational Leadership from the Rossier School of Education at University of Southern California (where she won Dissertation of the Year for “The Role of Authentic Care in an Urban High School”). She holds a Professional Certified Coach credential through the International Coaching Federation and teaches coaching classes for an international credentialing program. She earned certificates in the Neuroscience of Learning through the Annenberg Institute and Positive Psychology through UPenn. She has created coursework on bias and empathy for the University of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), and dozens of other organizations globally. She is active as a volunteer youth boxing coach, founding board member of the Atlanta School for the Arts, and is the weekly Atlanta Metro Arts reader for the Georgia Radio Reading Service for the print impaired.
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