Ravaris Moore is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. Professor Moore is a quantitative sociologist with training in the fields of Social Stratification and Social Demography. His work employs quantitative methods with large-scale microdata to explore questions of inequality at the intersection of race and ethnicity, education, and health. His present research studies the effects of gun-violence exposure on the educational outcomes of students attending California public schools. Work with co-authors studies heterogeneous effects of parental divorce on the educational attainment of children.
Professor Moore earned his B.A. at Morehouse College with a double major in Mathematics and Economics. He completed his doctoral studies in Sociology, as well as M.A. degrees in Sociology and Economics at UCLA. Prior to matriculating at UCLA, he contributed to several national evaluations as a Research Programmer at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. in the areas of education, health, and child and family well-being.
University of California at Los Angeles: Ph.D., Sociology
Morehouse College: B.A., Mathematics and Economics
University of California at Los Angeles: M.A., Economics
Areas of Expertise (3)
2016. Pp. 515-539 in Handbook of the Life Course, 2nd Edition, Michael Shanahan, Monica Johnson, and Jeylan Mortimer eds., Springer Series.
Gottfried, Michael A., Robert Bozick, Ernest Rose, and Ravaris Moore.
2016. “Does career and technical education strengthen the STEM pipeline? Comparing students with and without disabilities.” Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 26(4), pp.232-244.
Deke, John, Lisa Dragoset, and Ravaris Moore
2010. “Precision Gains from Publically Available School Proficiency Measures Compared to Study-Collected Test Scores in Education Cluster-Randomized Trials. NCEE 2010-4003.” National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.
Ward, Peter R., Mitchell D. Wong, Ravaris Moore, and Arash Naeim
2014. “Fall-related injuries in elderly cancer patients treated with neurotoxic chemotherapy: a retrospective cohort study.” Journal of Geriatric Oncology 5(1): 57-64.
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, (M. Robin Dion, Alan Hershey, Heather Zaveri, Sarah Avellar, Debra Strong, Timothy Silman, and Ravaris Moore)
2008. Implementation of the Building Strong Families Program. Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services.