Dr. James L. Moore III Chosen as American Counseling
Association Fellow

James L. Moore

Dr. James L. Moore, III was honored recently by the American Counseling Association as an ACA Fellow. Fellows are ACA members of professional distinction who have been recognized for significant and unique contributions in professional practice, scientific achievement and governance, or teaching and training, and have made important contributions to the counseling profession. The Award will be presented at ACA’s annual conference in Honolulu, HI.

Dr. Moore has held a faculty appointment at the University of South Carolina and most recently at The Ohio State University. While at Ohio State, he is the EHE Distinguished Professor of Urban Education, director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male, and associate provost of Diversity and Inclusion. He has published over 100 articles, special theme issues, book chapters, and technical reports. In addition, he has served on the editorial boards of 15 professional journals, including the Journal of Counseling Development, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, and Counselor Education and Supervision. His research areas focus on school counseling, urban education, multicultural counseling/education, higher education, and STEM education. Dr. Moore has given approximately 150 presentations throughout the United States as well as internationally and secured over $8 million in grants, contracts and gifts.


Founded in 1952 and headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, the American Counseling Association is the world’s largest private, not-for-profit organization for professional counselors. Dedicated to promoting public confidence and trust in the counseling profession, the American Counseling Association provides leadership training, continuing education, and advocacy services for its more than 54,000 members.