Ann Moore

Ann Moore joined the Institute in 2004; she became a Principal Research Scientist in 2015. She leads the global abortion research portfolio. Her research focuses on abortion measurement, informal access to medication abortion, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, contraceptive access, maternal morbidity, sexual behavior and perceptions of risk. She has co-authored both quantitative and qualitative work in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the United States.

Ann Moore received her PhD in sociology with a specialization in demography from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004. She has served on the boards of directors for the National Network of Abortion Funds and for Student Pugwash, USA. Dr. Moore is the North American representative on the Council of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (2022-2025), as well as a member of the Population Association of America and the Union of African Population Studies. Dr. Moore serves as a mentor for the Interdisciplinary Association of Population Health Science (IAPHS). Since 2008, Dr. Moore has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University at Albany–State University of New York.