Nathan Alexander Moore
Assistant Professor
Women and Gender Studies

Nathan Alexander Moore is a Black transfemme writer, scholar, and educator. Currently she is the Assistant Professor of Black Trans and Queer Studies in the Department of Women & Gender Studies at CU Boulder. She holds a PhD in African and African Diaspora Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. They are an interdisciplinary scholar who is interested in critical and creative methods to explore the nuances of Blackness, queerness, and temporality. Her research and writing interests include Black transfemininity, Black speculative arts practices, Black temporalities, and Black visual art and literature.

She is currently writing a collection of speculative short fiction called The Rupture Files centering Black queer and trans subjects navigating disaster. A second project, entitled The Osmosis Manual, is equal parts theory, poetry, and memoir charts the connections between Black transfemininity, water, language, and temporality.

Their work has previously been published in Pulse/Pulso: In Remembrance of Orlando from Damaged Goods Press, P-QUEUE, ode to Queer, and Peauxdunque Review. Her essay, “Transliminality: Black Transfemmes and the Limit of Visibility Politics” is published in the TransNarratives: Scholarly and Creative Works on Transgender Experience collected anthology. Their poetry chapbook, small colossus, was published by above/ground press in 2021.