Robin Moore-Chambers

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Visiting Assistant Professor
Human Services Coordinator
Department of Anthropology & Sociology
Webster Hall 300
314.246.7709
rmoorechambers64@webster.edu


 

EDUCATION

PhD, University of Missouri – St. Louis, 2010
MSW, Saint Louis University, 2000
BS, Saint Louis University, 1989

COURSES FREQUENTLY TAUGHT

Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems
Principles of Human Services Management
Human Services: Agencies and Politics
Social & Cultural Foundations of Counseling
Theories & Skills of Counseling

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dysconscious racism, diversity & inclusion
Cross-cultural education and social justice in perception of diverse groups
Dismantling race, class, gender, and sexual orientation inequities in assessment, counseling, ministry, and supervision
Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) in working with diverse groups
Colorism
Asset building in low-income families
Blended/step-families and social constructionism
Women’s issues

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

Moore-Chambers, R. (2015, February). How educators can make a difference teaching in the aftermath of Mike Brown (Ferguson Unrest). Workshop session presented at the 10th Annual Educating for Change Curriculum Conference: Empowering Diverse Learners. St. Louis, MO.

Moore-Chambers, R. (in-press). Beyond the veil: Exploring dysconscious racism in education. Diversity Recruitment Partners in Education.

Moore-Chambers, R., & Moore, A, (2014, October). What social justice looks like from a biblical perspective? Workshop session presented at the Teachers Who Pray Conference, Chicago, Ill.

Moore-Chambers, R. (2010).  Multicultural Simulation Project (MSP): A college classroom experiential activity. In Pope, M., Pangelinan, J., & Coker, A. (Eds.). Experiential activities for teaching multicultural counseling classes and infusing cultural diversity into core classes. ACA.

Moore-Chambers, R. (2009, October). Cultural competency education: Assimilation or
accommodation. Facilitated campus wide faculty and staff development. Mid-America Nazarene University (MNU). Olathe, Kansas

Moore-Chambers, R. (2009, November). Discussant/Reader: In R. Rogers (Chair) New directions for critical discourse studies in education. Qualitative Research Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Moore-Chambers, R. (2009, February).  Cultural competency workshop: Assimilation vs.
accommodation - Working with diverse families.
Workshop session presented at the Crisis Nursery Staff Retreat. St. Louis, MO.

Moore-Chambers, R. (2008, February).  Dark skin, light skin: Exploring skin color bias and colorism among African-American students in American schools. Table/Poster presented at the 4th Annual Educating for Change Curriculum Fair: Defining democracy. University of Missouri – St. Louis. St. Louis, MO.

Moore-Chambers, R. (2008). Ethical decision making in Human Services. St.Louis Community College @ Meramec. Session presented in the Human Services Department, St. Louis, MO.

Wernet, S., Magueja, C., Moore-Chambers, R. & Follman, C. (2003).  Building bridges and improving racial harmony: An evaluation of the bridges across racial polarization program. Social Thought (22), 63-79.

Moore-Chambers, R. & Osler, J. (2003) Empowerment community services for individuals in transition from welfare to work. Co-presentation presented at the Human Services Summit II. St. Louis County Forum on Welfare and Work. Human Services Department. St. Louis Community College @ Florissant Valley, St. Louis, MO.