Roy L. Moore is the former Associate Vice
President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Mass Communication
at Georgia College & State University and Professor Emeritus of
Journalism at the University of Kentucky. He is also the former
Executive Director of the UK First Amendment Center and former
Associate Dean in the UK College of Communications and Information
Dr. Moore is a practicing attorney and has served as an expert
witness in several media law cases. In 1998 he was selected for a
"Great Teacher"; Award by the University of Kentucky
Alumni Association. He is the co-author (with Michael D. Murray) of
the third edition of Media Law and Ethics (2008) and co-author
(with Erik L. Collins) of the second edition of Advertising and
Public Relations Law (2008). He is the former Chair of both the Law
Division and the Mass Communications and Society Division of the
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Dr. Moore earned his B.A. in English from Berea College, M.A. in
Communication from the University of Kentucky, Ph.D. in Mass
Communication Research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and
J.D. from Georgia State University. During 2004-2006 he served as a
faculty trustee on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees,
including serving as a member of the Board's Executive
Committee. In 2001-2002 he was an American Council on Education
Fellow at the University of Georgia. He frequently speaks to
various community groups and is often interviewed in the mass media
on First Amendment topics.
Dr. Moore has served as Dean of the College of Mass
Communication at MTSU since September 2008.
The MTSU Emergency Micro-Grant Program:
Provides grants to students in good standing with short-term financial emergencies to enable them to remain in school, rather than being forced to take a leave of absence or drop out.