Social Science Coordinator
BiographyDiana Moyer works with faculty members across campus and specializes in grant opportunities in the social sciences. She has contributed to proposals for NSF, NEH, NIH, and private foundations and conducts grant writing workshops for the Office of Research and Engagement. She assists with all phases of the proposal development process, including helping faculty identify funding opportunities, advising on the budget, developing data management plans, and editing the research narrative. Moyer also consults with early stage investigators on their research interests and potential areas for collaboration.
Moyer joined the Office of Research and Engagement in 2013 after serving four years as the coordinator of UT’s Center for the Study of Social Justice (CSSJ). She facilitated grant writing sessions with CSSJ Fellows and supported research and proposal development in the Center’s 16 research divisions. Moyer came to the University of Tennessee in 2001 as an assistant professor in the Cultural Studies of Educational Foundations Program. While an assistant professor, she taught courses in history of education, cultural studies, and social foundations of education, and her scholarship appeared in Gender and Education, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, and the Journal of Thought. Her educational background includes a B.Ph. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University, an M.A. in Women’s Studies from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies of Education from The Ohio State University.