Author: James E. Moore, II

James E. Moore, II is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Southern California, where he was appointed in the Price School of Public Policy, the Astani Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and the Epstein Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering. He served as founding director of the Transportation Engineering program, director of the Systems Architecting & Engineering program, department chair, vice dean for Academic Programs, and chair of the Engineering Faculty Council for three terms.

The Rise of the Pseudo Faculty

The last 30 years have seen a substantial change in the composition of college and university faculties, including a significant increase in the share of instruction delivered by non-tenure-track, contingent faculty, both full time and part time. Based on data from the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, the U.S Government […]

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The Short Second Career of Professor Sebastian Ridley-Thomas

The federal indictments against former University of Southern California Dean Marilyn Flynn and Los Angeles City Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas so closely parallel those generated by the Varsity Blues case that it is easy to overlook important differences. In the Varsity Blues case, parents paid Rick Singer to bribe senior athletics officials at several leading universities […]

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