Moon, Seungho

Title/s:  Professor

Specialty Area: Curriculum Studies & Curriculum Theories; University-Community-School Partnerships; Diversity and Justice Issues in Education; Research Methodology (Qualitative Research, Narrative Research)

Office #:  Lewis Towers 1106, WTC

Phone: 312-915-7403


CV Link: Moon CV


Seungho Moon, EdD, is a Professor of Curriculum Studies in the Teaching and Learning Program. His research and passion center on releasing the social imagination for promoting equity and justice in education. Dr. Moon investigates cutting-edge discourse in curriculum and community-school-university partnerships. He also develops innovative research methodologies, and advances trans-cultural conversation in the field of Curriculum Studies.

“Look at things as if they could be otherwise…” (Maxine Greene)


  • EdD Teachers College, Columbia University (2011)

Program Areas

  • Curriculum, Culture, & Communities (3Cs) - New EdD & MEd. Programs (Launched in 2021)
  • Teaching, Learning, and Leading with Schools and Communities (TLLSC)

Research Interests

  • Curriculum studies and theorizing
  • Qualitative research methodologies
  • Cross cultural conversation and transnational inquiry
  • Community-school-university partnerships

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    • AERA Special Interest Group-Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism in Education (CTBE)- Chair
  • Multicultural Education Review - Associate Editor
  • American Association for Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AAACS) - Treasurer (2016-2019)
  • Korean Association for the Qualitative Inquiry (KAQI), Executive Board Member

Courses Taught

  • CIEP 440 Critical Investigations in the Field of Curriculum
  • CIEP 469 Issues that Shape Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools and Communities
  • CIEP 521 Curriculum Theory and Research with Schools and Communities: Positionalities, Perspectives, and Transformations
  • TLSC 110 The Profession and Our Program
  • TLSC 120 Bringing Language, Learning & Development Theory into Practice
  • TLSC 130 Community Immersion
  • TLSC 300 Professional Learning Communities
  • TLSC 340 Teaching and Learning in an Area of Specialization (International Baccalaureate-Primary Years Programme)
  • TLSC 350 Teaching and Learning with a Global Framework


  • 2020 Excellence in Research Award, School of Education, Loyola University Chicago
  • 2019-2022 Community-Engaged Scholars Faculty Fellow, Center for Engaged Learning, Teaching, and Scholarship (CELTS), Loyola University Chicago
  • 2017 Early Career Award American Educational Research Association (AERA)-CICCS SIG (Critical Issues in Curriculum and Cultural Studies)

Selected Publications


Selected Peer Reviewed Publications