Challenging Injustice, Advancing Human Rights

Amber Moulton

Associate Director for Research

Amber Moulton leads UUSC’s emergent research program, designed to raise awareness about critical human rights issues and help advance UUSC’s advocacy work. As the associate director of research in the Programs, Advocacy, and Action Department, Moulton draws on a wealth of experience in legal and academic research, teaching, and writing. Author of The Fight for Interracial Marriage Rights in Antebellum Massachusetts, she has academic expertise in the histories of race, ethnicity, civil rights, and women’s rights in the United States.

Before joining UUSC, Moulton taught at Harvard University, Northeastern University, and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Her professional research experience includes work at History Associates Incorporated, where she investigated a range of social and environmental issues. Moulton has a PhD in African American studies from Harvard University and has published research on several social protest movements.

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