Elizabeth Moose

Dean and Instructor of Humanities


Joined NCSSM in August 1993

Elizabeth Moose joined NCSSM’s Department of Humanities in 1993 and has been in love with the school ever since. Since 2011, she has served as Dean of the Department. She has taught a variety of courses at NCSSM, including American Studies, Wisdom, Revelation, Reason, and Doubt WRRD, and Western European Cultural Studies—as well as Creative Writing and Classical Myth, courses she introduced to the NCSSM curriculum. She has created Mini-Term courses on plays by Tennessee Williams, Ovid’s Metamorphoses, and Greek tragedy. For more than a decade she sponsored Mini-Term trips to Greece. After study at UNC-Chapel Hill, she taught in Durham and her hometown of Concord, NC, and was a Fulbright Exchange Teacher on the island of Cyprus. She has pursued further studies at The American School of Classical Studies in Athens, The Athens Centre, and The American Academy in Rome; in a Fulbright Summer Seminar in Morocco; and in National Endowment for the Humanities seminars in Siena, Italy, and on the Greek island of Spetses. In 2010 she was awarded NCSSM’s Outstanding Teacher Award and in 2012 was awarded the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.

BA, English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MAT, English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill