Porchia  Moore

Porchia Moore

Porchia Moore, is a fourth year doctoral candidate enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science and McKissick Museum’s Museum Management Program at the University of South Carolina. She is the recipient of the Cultural Heritage Informatics Leadership fellowship as endowed by the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant. She is a 2013-2014, 2014-2015 Humanities, Arts, Science & Technology Alliance & Colloboratory (HASTAC) Scholar (http://www.hastac.org/). Currently, she serves a two year appointment to the Professional Development Committee, which helps design and plan the annual conference for the South Carolina Federation of Museums. Moore is a regular contributing writer for Incluseum. She periodically does contract work with local museums and performs racial inclusive training for historic house museums and organization such as the Historic Columbia Foundation. She regularly presents on race, culture, and museums at conferences such as Museums and the Web and Museum Computer Network. She is an avid lover of museums, having explored museums from Malaysia to New Zealand and back. Follow her on Twitter @PorchiaMuseM.