Brenda Lee Moore is a sociologist researching in the fields of race and ethnic relations, military sociology, gender, and social stratification. Moore earned her B.A. in Sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1980 after serving as an Equal Opportunity Specialist in the U.S. Department of the Army from 1973 to 1979. At the University of Chicago, Moore earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology in 1984 and 1987 respectively. After a year as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Indiana University Northwest, Moore joined UB’s Department of Sociology in 1988. Moore is the author of To Serve My Country, To Serve My Race: The Story of the Only African American WACs Stationed Overseas During World War II (1996); and Serving Our Country: Japanese American Women in the Military During World War II (2003) for which she obtained a Ford Foundation Faculty Research Grant.