Ann Moore received her PhD in sociology with a specialization in demography from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004. She has coauthored both quantitative and qualitative work on reproductive health issues in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the United States. Substantively, she has focused on abortion experiences and access, domestic violence and reproductive health, adolescents, unsafe abortion, and maternal mortality. She has served on the boards of directors for the National Network of Abortion Funds and for Student Pugwash, USA. Dr. Moore is a member of the Population Association of America, the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population and the Union for the Study of African Population. 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.