Michelle W. Moore, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Director of the Language and Literacy Laboratory
Director of Post-Professional Study in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Contact Information

Office: 807B Allen Hall
Phone: (304) 293-8965
Fax: (304) 293-2905
E-mail: mimoore@mail.wvu.edu


Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Case Western Reserve University
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University

Current Responsibilities

Teaching and supervision
Research and scholarship
Professional service

Current Courses:

CSAD 322, Phonetics
CSAD 324, Language Acquisition
CSAD 496, Undergraduate Thesis
CSAD 497, Independent Research
CSAD 618, Evidence-Based Practice in CSD
CSAD 625, Child Language and Literacy Disorders
CSAD 750, Information Literacy
CSAD 794C, Seminar: Topics in Linguistics and Literacy


Director of the Language and Literacy Laboratory

Recent Publications:

Hirshorn, E. A., Wrencher, A., Durisko, C., Moore, M. W., & Fiez, J. A. (2016). Fusiform gyrus laterality in writing systems with different mapping principles: An artificial orthography training study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(6), 882-894.

Moore, M. W., Durisko, C., Perfetti, C. A., & Fiez, J. A. (2014). Learning to read an alphabet of human faces produces left-lateralized training effects in the fusiform gyrus. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(4), 896-913.

Moore, M. W., Brendel, P. C., & Fiez, J. A. (2014). Reading faces: Investigating the use of a novel face-based orthography in acquired alexia. Brain and Language, 129, 7-13.

Moore, M. W., Tompkins, C. A., & Dollaghan, C. A. (2010). Manipulating articulatory demands in nonword repetition: A late-8 nonword repetition task. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 24, 997-1008.