Skip to main content
Michelle W. Moore, Ph.D.
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Associate Professor

Director of the Language and Literacy Laboratory

Associate Department Chair

Dr. Michelle Moore completed her undergraduate work at Penn State University where she majored in both Life Science and Spanish. She obtained her M.A. in Communication Sciences from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, before completing her Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Moore joined the WVU faculty in 2012. Her research focuses on phonological, orthographic, and memory processes in language and literacy for both typical and impaired learning. To study these topics, Dr. Moore has employed basic behavioral, neuroimaging, and neuropsychological experimental techniques.

Current Responsibilities

  • Teaching and supervision 
  • Research and scholarship 
  • Professional service

Courses Taught

  • CSAD 222/222H, Phonetics 
  • CSAD 336, Language Acquisition 
  • CSAD 618, Evidence-Based Practice in CSD 
  • CSAD 625, Child Language and Literacy Disorders
  • CSAD 750, Principles of Information Literacy in CSD
  • CSAD 794C, Seminar: Topics in Language and Literacy
  • CSAD 794C, Seminar: Linguistic and Motor Memory Models
Courses related to research mentoring:
  • CSAD 496, Undergraduate Thesis
  • CSAD 497, Undergraduate Research
  • CSAD 498, Honors Thesis
  • CSAD 697, Graduate-level Research
  • CSAD 698, Thesis
  • CSAD 795, Independent Study/Comprehensive Exams
  • CSAD 797, Doctoral-level Research