Emily Moore

Contact Information

Role: Faculty

Position: Assistant Professor

  • Art History

Department: Art and Art History


Emily Moore is Assistant Professor of Art History at CSU, where she teaches Native American and American art history courses, among others. She earned her M.A. (2007) and Ph.D. (2012) in the History of Art from the University of California, Berkeley; she also has an M.F.A. (2004) in Creative Writing from West Virginia University. Professor Moore's research focuses on contemporary and historic North American Native arts, as well as the inclusion (and exclusion) of Native arts in American and world art histories. She also teaches a graduate seminar in art historical methodologies.


“Acts of Propatriation: Two Kaats’ House Posts by Nathan and Stephen Jackson,” In the Spirit of Our Ancestors: Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum, Eds. Robin Wright and Katherine Bunn-Marcuse (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013), 76-85.

“Propatriation: Possibilities for Art after NAGPRA,” Museum Anthropology 33:2 (Fall 2010), 125-136.

“The Silver Hand: Authenticating the Alaska Native Art, Craft and Body,” The Journal of Modern Craft, I:2 (July 2008), 197-220.


Ph.D. (2012 University of California, Berkeley), M.A. (2007 University of California, Berkeley), M.F.A. (2004 West Virginia University)