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political science professor

William Vincent Moore, American Political science educator. Recipient Distinguished Teaching award College of Charleston, 1981; grantee U. North Carolina, 1980; research fellow University of Southern California, 1983; National Endowment for Humanities seminar Harvard University, 1995; named South Carolina. Governor's Professor of Year 1997.


Moore, William Vincent was born on April 13, 1944 in Columbia, Missouri, United States. Son of Willis and Mabelle (Rogers) Moore.


Bachelor, Southern Illinois University, 1966. Master of Arts, Southern Illinois University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Tulane University, 1975.


Instructor, Florida Memorial College, Miami, 1968-1969;instructor, Xavier U., New Orleans, 1970-1972;assistant professor to associate professor political science, College of Charleston, South Carolina., 1972-1983;professor, College of Charleston, South Carolina., since 1983;scholar-in-residence, College of Charleston, South Carolina., 1976;director summer sessions, College of Charleston, South Carolina., 1984-1987;department chairman, College of Charleston, South Carolina., 1987-1993;director, masters in public administration department, College of Charleston, South Carolina., since 1993. Chairman South Carolina. Interagy. Merit Council, Columbia, since 1987.

Instructor junior statesmen program Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1996.


Member of South Carolina Political Science Association (president 1983-1984), Southern Political Science Association, American Political Science Association, Pi Alpha Alpha, Pi Sigma Alpha (chapter president 1987-1993), Phi Kappa Phi 1982-1984, (vice president southern conference 2005-2007, president southern conference since 2007).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, racquetball.


Married Suzanne Shelton, July 14, 1967 (divorced February 1984). Children: Mark, Laura.

Willis Moore

Mabelle (Rogers) Moore

Suzanne Shelton

Mark Moore

Laura Moore