Charles Moore

Dr. Charles Moore

Professor of Spanish


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.A., George Mason University
  • B.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville


Professor of Spanish at GWU since 1997, Dr. Charles B. Moore has spent over two years of his academic career living, working, traveling, and studying in Spain and over ten Latin American countries. He served as a GS-12 Latin American Intelligence Analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense at Fr. Bragg, NC and Washington, DC in the 1980s and during summers since 1984 he still serves as a Spanish Administrative Interpreter for the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Program (IVLP). Dr. Moore is the former president of the North Carolina Foreign Language Association (FLANC), the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), and the North Carolina Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portugues (AATSP-NC). Author of one book, El arte de predicar de Juan de Espinosa Medrano en La novena maravilla (Lima: Universidad Católica, 2000) and more than 35 pier-reviewed articles on colonial, 19th-century, and contemporary literary topics in the Spanish language, Dr. Moore is a frequent presenter at MIFLC, SAMLA, and other annual conferences. Along with teaching all levels of Spanish from core to upper-level literary seminars at GWU, Dr. Moore serves as Sigma Delta Pi National Spanish Honor Society sponsor and program director for Spanish in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. He is a member of Central United Methodist Church in Shelby, NC, where he lives with his wife, Teralea. In their spare time, the Moores enjoy international travel, gardening, reading, exercising at the Shelby YMCA, and enjoying family and friends.