Lauren Moret is an assistant professor in the Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement program with a focus on qualitative research methodology. Moret is a trained conflict mediator with current research interests that include the teaching and learning practices of leaders across diversities, oppression awareness and reduction processes used in organizations, and supports for the growth of author reflexivity and transparency of the qualitative research process. She loves to cook, eat foods from many cultures, and spend time outside.
- K–12 Teacher & Administrative Leadership
- Transdisciplinary Methodological Inquiry
- Prejudice and Oppression Reduction across Institutional Hierarchies
- Youth Voice & Leadership
- Process of Finding One’s Methodological Home-Base
- PhD, Educational Administration and Policy/Qualitative Research Methodology, University of Georgia, 2013
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Awards and Recognitions
- CEHHS John H. Tunstall Outstanding Faculty Award, 2017
- GSS Preparing the Professoriate Graduate Program of the Year Award, 2017
deMarrais, K., Moret, L., & Pope, E. (2018). “I Found a Fit”: Doctoral Student Narratives of Coming to a Theoretical Home in a Qualitative Research Class. International Research in Higher Education, 3(2), 83-98.
Morrow, J. A., Nadel, S., & Moret, L. (2018). College student postings on Yik Yak: Is it all bad talk? College Student Journal, 52(2), 258-264.
DeDiego, A., & Moret, L. (2017). Trauma, family, and emergency medical services: An Autoethnography of a ride-along experience. International Annual Edition of Applied Psychology: Theory, Research, and Practice 4(1), 122-139.
Moret, L. (2017, March 7). Anxiety and imposter syndrome: Perspective is everything. Work Healthy UT Blog. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee.
Shorner-Johnson, K., & Moret, L. (2015). Curricular planning in music education: An exploration of teacher educator beliefs. In M. Campbell & L. Thompson (Eds.), Advances in music education research Vol. 6. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Larsen, L., Fisher, L., & Moret, L. (2018, June). The coach’s journal: Experiences of Black female assistant coaches in NCAA Division I women’s basketball. Paper presented at the 6th annual International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, Vancouver, Canada.
Moret, L. (2018, May). Let’s Play!: Using tabletop games as a pedagogical approach for teaching and learning qualitative research methodology. Paper presented at the 14th annual meeting of the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champagne, IL.
Riggsbee, K., Moret, L., Vilaro, M., Spence, M., Anderson Steeves, E., Zhou, W., Olfert, M. D., & Colby, S. (2018, June). “I eat whatever I see before I run out the door”: A qualitative study to understand adolescent food environments and food choices. Paper presented at the 2018 American Society for Nutrition Conference, Boston, MA.
Riggsbee, K., Moret, L., Vilaro, M., Spence, M., Anderson Steeves, E., Zhou, W., Olfert, M. D., & Colby, S. (2018, November). Using story-mapping to better understand and explore adolescent food environments. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
Sohn, B., Greenberg, K., Greenberg, N., Thomas, S., Smith, J., Murphy, B., Plaas, C., & Moret, L. (2018, February). Pedagogy at the heart of teaching and learning: Facilitating discussion with intentionality. Paper presented at the 10th annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Blacksburg, VA.
Stumbo, Z., & Moret, L. (2018, February). Experiences of married, lesbian and gay, K-12 public-school teachers in Appalachia: A collective case study. Poster presented at the 30th annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Thomas, S., Smith, J., Moret, L., & Henry, D. (2018, June). A different way of engaging in dialogue as teachers and researchers inspired by Merleau-Ponty: Our phenomenological approach. Panel presentation at the International Human Science Research Conference, Spartanburg, SC.
Wiggins, S., Colby, S., Moret, L., Olfert, M., Kattelman, K., & Mathews, A. (2018, June). Student, teacher, parental perceptions of factors that influence teens’ health. Paper presented at the 2018 American Society for Nutrition Conference, Boston, MA.
Moret, L. (2016, July). Contemplative self care practices for dealing with job transition in an academic setting. Paper presented at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.
Moret, L., Morrow, J. A., Skolits, G. (2016, July). Supporting the engagement of graduate students and novice evaluators: Focus group training to bridge the gap among diverse participants. Paper presented at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.
Moret, L. (2016, February). Transitioning from fulltime graduate student to fulltime faculty member: An autoethnographic case study. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Kirkland, P., Moret, L., & Morrow, J. A. (2015, November). Creative methods of teaching statistics and evaluation concepts to students through songs, videos, and poetry. Roundtable presentation accepted to the American Evaluation Association, Chicago, IL.