Cassandra Moseley is the vice provost for academic operations and strategy and serves on the executive team of the Provost and Senior Vice President. Prior to joining the Office of the Provost, she was in the Office of Research and Innovation at the University of Oregon (UO) for eight years, most recently in the role as interim vice president for research and innovation from July 2020-June 2022. She joined the UO in 2001 and has had a distinguished career as a scientist and scholar.
Moseley is a research professor in the Institute for Resilient Organizations, Communities, and Environments (formerly the Institute for a Sustainable Environment) and is a core faculty member of the Environmental Studies Program. Her research focuses on identifying natural resource policies that benefit both the environment and rural communities. She studies wildfire management in the West and has testified before Congress as a natural resource policy expert.
Moseley received her bachelor’s in mathematics and government from Cornell University and her doctorate in political science from Yale University.