Dr. Chris Moore

Dean, Faculty of Science and associate vice-president, academic

Dr. Chris Moore

Chris Moore’s contributions to Dalhousie go back to 1988, when he joined the Department of Psychology as an assistant professor. During his tenure as dean of the Faculty of Science, Dr. Moore achieved significant enrolment growth, implemented two new BSc programs in Ocean Sciences and Medical Sciences, developed the 2+2 programs in Economics and in Math and Stats among other international initiatives, and brought the Marine Affairs program into the Faculty of Science. In addition, the Faculty has witnessed some substantial achievements in research and training. Dr. Moore would be the first to say that all of the achievements within the Faculty of Science under his leadership are as a result of team effort.

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Quick facts

  • Holds a PhD in Experimental Psychology from Cambridge (UK)
  • Research interests include developmental psychology, including theory of mind and social behaviour
  • Has published several books, including The Development of Commonsense Psychology and The Self in Time.