JOCS Welcomes Assistant Editor

Dr. Shannan Moore

Please join the Editorial Board of the Journal of Colorism Studies in welcoming Dr. Shannan Moore as the new Assistant Editor.

Dr. Moore is an educational leader, content creator, mom and colorism awareness educator who is dedicated to being an advocate and raising awareness of colorism, featurism and texturism in the Black community.  Her research has been presented to a global audience and the findings have been taught at various workshops, professional development seminars and conferences.  Her newest accomplishment is being named Assistant Editor of the Journal of Colorism Studies where she works alongside a fabulous team committed to bridging the gap between academia and communities of color on issues/topics relative to colorism, diversity, girls and women of color, mixed race identity, identity issues, race, multiculturalism, multiracialism and societal ills affecting people of color.  She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. (NGWCC).  Additionally, Dr. Moore serves on the research team for the Colorism Project, Inc.

 Dr. Moore’s educational background includes an MA in Learning Disabilities from Clark Atlanta University and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Liberty University.  Although she has over 20 years invested as an educator, Dr. Moore’s real passion is the work she does within the Black community as an advocate, traveling the world and dance.  She is dedicated to living a life filled with ease, joy and love and believes women should protect their peace at all times.  Her favorite quote is “If it costs you your peace, it’s too expensive!”

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth


Journal of Colorism Studies