Erin V. Moore is a postdoctoral research scientist in the Heilbrunn Department of Population & Family Health at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. A cultural medical anthropologist, Dr. Moore's research interests are in critical global health and development studies, anthropological demography, feminist theory, gender and sexuality studies, the anthropology of adolescence and youth, and theories of translation. Her multi-sited research has taken her from United Nations to NGO offices around the world to Uganda, where she has been working since 2009.
At Mailman, Dr. Moore joins an interdisciplinary team of scientists investigating how social transitions to adulthood shape HIV/AIDS risk in Rakai, a rural district in Uganda. Dr. Moore's research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, the Society for Psychological Anthropology, the Society for Research on Adolescence, the Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern, and the American Association for University Women, among others. She received her PhD and a Graduate Certificate in the Study of Gender and Sexuality from the University of Chicago in 2016.