Moody’s teaching assignments at Columbia College include Introductory Biology, Biodiversity, Ecology, Zoology, Botany, Genetics, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Earth Science, and Environmental Science. His faculty leadership roles have included Program Coordinator of Biological Sciences, the Division Head of Business, Mathematics and Sciences, and the Faculty Athletics Representative.
His latest academic interests have been focused on the use of modeling in science teaching and on field investigations of invasive clams. Moody’s research has been published in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Estuaries and Coasts – Journal of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, and other scholarly publications.
Prior to joining the Columbia College faculty in 2003, Moody taught sciences and mentored student research at The College of William and Mary, Hamilton College, SUNY Albany, Mount Holyoke College.
Moody and his wife, Dr. Tamara Burk, Columbia College Professor of Communications, are huge supporters of Koala sports and extracurricular activities, including the College’s P.L.A.C.E. (Philanthropy, Leadership, And Community Engagement) program.