Terrence O. Moore, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of History



Terrence O. Moore is an assistant professor of history at Hillsdale College. A former Marine with a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, he served as the founding principal of a top K-12 classical school in Colorado and advises Hillsdale's Charter School Initiative, providing assistance with the formation of classical charter schools across the country. Dr. Moore is the author of The Perfect Game and The Story-Killers: A Common Sense Case Against the Common Core.



Story Killers: How the Common Core Destroys Minds and Souls
January 9, 2014  |  AWC Family Foundation Lecture Series

Benjamin Franklin, Ronald Reagan, and the Renewal of Civil Society
January 31, 2013  |  Kirby Center Lecture Series

The Perfect Game
October 11, 2011  |  Book Forum

Learning from Washington and Lincoln
February 5, 2010  |  First Principles on First Fridays



Race-Baiting 101: The Common Core on Civil Rights
January 13, 2014  |  Townhall.com

Hating the Constitution 101: The Common Core on the Nation’s Founding
January 6, 2014  |  Townhall.com

“Bah! Humbug!”: A Dickens-less Christmas from the Scrooges of the Common Core
December 16, 2013  |  Townhall.com

Hubby, R.I.P.—Hooray! The Common Core Takes on Marriage
December 9, 2013  |  Townhall.com

A Textbook That Should Live in Infamy: The Common Core Assaults World War II
December 2, 2013  |  Townhall.com

Love Your Government—And Its Forms: The Common Core Prepares Young People for Bureaucracy
November 18, 2013  |  Townhall.com

Tear Down this What?  The Common Core on the End of the Cold War
November 11, 2013  |  Townhall.com

Trick or Treat? The Common Core Is Knocking at Your Door
October 31, 2013  |  Townhall.com

Doing a Texas Two-Step Around Education Reform
March 8, 2013  |  The Wall Street Journal

The Making of an Educational Conservative
June 21, 2010  |  Claremont Review of Books

Heather's Compromise
March 18, 2004  |  Claremont Review of Books

Wimps and Barbarians: The Sons of Murphy Brown
January 8, 2004  |  The Claremont Review of Books



The Story-Killers: A Common Sense Case Against the Common Core





The Perfect Game

The Perfect Game