David Moon

Dr. David Moon

David Moon

Ph.D., Professor of Political Science & MPA Director
School of Public Affairs
ACAD 324
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Fall 2021 Office Hours:
Wednesday 3:30pm-5:30pm (In Person or on Teams)
Fridays 2:30pm-4:30pm (In Person or on Teams)
and by appointment

Biographical Information

My name is David Moon. I am currently Professor of Political Science in the School of Public Affairs, Director of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Director of the Compass Curriculum at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. I have been at UCCS for 25 years, including five years as department chair and 20 in campus academic affairs. My administrative career has spanned nearly all of the areas in academic affairs. I completed my doctoral studies at the University of Texas at Austin and was on the faculty of the University of Miami before coming to UCCS. My research has focused on voting and elections, public opinion, representation and social capital.

Areas of Interest

  • Legislative representation
  • Political socialization
  • Public opinion
  • Social capital formation
  • Turnout
  • Vote choice


Curriculum Vitae