Celeste Day Moore

Celeste Day Moore
Celeste Day Moore

Assistant Professor of History

Kirner-Johnson 135

Celeste Day Moore teaches courses in African-American history as well as the histories of race, empire, and U.S. international relations. She received her doctorate from the University of Chicago and has been a fellow at the Institut d’Études Politiques in Paris and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. She is currently completing a manuscript, Soundscapes of Liberation: Race, Music, and the Making of the Postwar Atlantic World, which reframes African-American history within the commercial, political, and diasporic networks that comprised the twentieth-century Atlantic World.

Recent Courses Taught

African-American History from 1877-present
Black Metropolis
Paris Noir: Twentieth-Century Black Internationalism
Race and Empire in Modern America, 1890-present
The American Civil War
Black Business: African-American Culture and the Making of the US Economy

Appointed to the Faculty: 2014

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Chicago
A.M., University of Chicago
B.A., Haverford College

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