Dr. Dan E. Moore

(KNFP-02; KNFP-07 Advisor; Former WKKF Staff)
North Carolina
United States

Focus Areas

Leadership Development


Dan E. Moore served in a variety of roles in his almost 20 years at the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan, retiring in 2006. During his time as Vice President for Programs, he provided administrative and programmatic leadership to the following areas: philanthropy and volunteerism, Latin American and Caribbean programming, food systems and rural development, evaluation, information and communications technology, leadership grant making, the Kellogg National Leadership Program, and the Kellogg International Leadership Program. He was a class II KNLP fellow and advisor to class VII. In 2006 he found NCGives which celebrates and inspires giving, particularly within and among communities of color, women, and young people. On retirement he was senior advisor to Hispanics in Philanthropy for their work with the HIP Funders Collaborative in North Carolina. Before joining Kellogg, Dr. Moore was a faculty member at Cornell University, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been a visiting distinguished professor at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico, a fellow and faculty member at the Salzburg Seminar in Austria, a research fellow of the Organization of American States, and a resident consultant on issues of technology diffusion in EMBRAPA, the Brazilian Organization for Agricultural Research. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and serves on a number of nonprofit boards. His bachelor's degree is from The Ohio State University, Columbus. His master's and Ph.D. degrees in sociology were earned at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.