Assistant Director and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Teresa Helena Moreno has been at the University of Illinois at Chicago since 2012, where she serves as the assistant director of the Department of African American Studies and as the director of undergraduate studies for the department. She works with faculty to curate programming and develop curricula as well provides strategic support to the department's mission through supporting students and faculty research. In addition to these roles, she also has served as an educator by teaching feminist-based undergraduate courses within the humanities.
Prior to her current appointment, Teresa held executive roles focused on advancing the needs of students of color, women, and LGBTQ students through various programs, events, advisory appointments, and educational policy work within institutions of higher education.
She earned her BA in English from Saint Joseph's College and her MA in gender studies and women's studies from Loyola University Chicago. Currently, she is in the process of earning an MS in library and information science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was named a 2017-2019 Diversity Scholar by the Association of Research Libraries. Her scholarly pursuits focus on the interdisciplinary intersections of feminist and critical ethnic studies within library and information science.

Contact Info

Office: 1227 UH
Phone: (312) 996-3542
Fax: (312) 355-4478
Email: thrmoren@uic.edu