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Paul J. Moon, Ph.D, M.ED, BA, GC-C, FAAGC

Office: Norcross, GA 30093


The University of Georgia 
Ph.D., Adult Education
Graduated 2008

George Mason University 
M.ED., Community (Mental Health) Counseling
Graduated 2000

University of Southern California 
B.A., Psychology
Graduated 1993


Moon, P. J. (in press). Troubling everyday hospice: Some thoughts. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Moon, P. J. (in press). Pedagogy of mortality: A concept in progress. Journal of Loss and Trauma

Moon, P. J. (in press). Bereaved elders: Transformative learning in late life. Adult Education Quarterly

Moon, P. J. (2009). Making explicit the contention in hospice care. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (First published on June 10, 2009 as doi:10.1177/1049 909109338389) http://ajh.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/1049909109338389v1 ?papetoc

Moon, P. J. (2009). Memento mori: Is there room for death in lifelong learning? International Journal of Lifelong Education, 28(3), 311-321.

Moon, P. J. (2008). Bereaved elders: Transformative learning in late life. Unpublished dissertation, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. http://www.coe.uga.edu/leap/adulted/dissertations.html

Moon, P. J. (2008). Death-talks: Transformative learning for physicians. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 25(4), 271-277.

Moon, P. J. (2008). Grieving and learning late in life. Living with Loss (formerly known as Bereavement Magazine), 23(3), 37.

Chen, L., Kim, Y., Moon, P. J., & Merriam, S. B. (2008). A review and critique of the portrayal of older adult learners in adult education journals, 1980-2006. Adult Education Quarterly, 59(1), 3-21.


Adult Education Research Conference, National Louis University, Chicago, IL, May 2009 (proposal accepted – December 2008)

University of Georgia Adult Education Research Symposium, Athens, GA, January 2009

University of Georgia Adult Education Research Symposium, Athens, GA, February 2008

Western Region Research Conference on the Education of Adults, Bellingham, Washington, October 2007 (proposal accepted - June 2007)

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Student Research Conference, Cambridge, MA (proposal accepted - January 2007)

Qualitative Interest Group Conference on Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies, Athens, GA, January 2007

UGA College of Education, Graduate Student Research Conference, Athens, GA, May 2006


Certified Grief Counselor and Fellow of American Academy of Grief Counseling  
Examined and endorsed by The American Institute of Healthcare Professionals, Inc.,
certification/fellowship period: 3/2005 - 3/2010


Advisory Board Member of the American Academy of Grief Counseling
Appointed: June 2007
Verification: http://www.aihcp.org/board.htm


April 2008 to Present: Bereavement Coordinator, United Hospice of Atlanta (UHS-Pruitt), Norcross, GA

November 2007 to Present: Teaching Faculty, American Institute of Health Care Professionals, Warren, OH

March 2006 to April 2008: Bereavement Coordinator, Odyssey Healthcare, Athens & Gainesville, GA

November 2005 to July 2006: Graduate Project Assistant, UGA, Department of Adult Education, Athens, GA

October 2004 to October 2005: (Mental Health) Counselor, Advantage Behavioral Health System, Alcohol & Other Drugs, Athens, GA

May 2004 to September 2004: Social Service Coordinator (Mental Health), Georgia Mountain Community Services, Hartwell, GA

August 2003 to May 2004: Doctoral Graduate Assistant, UGA, Department of Adult Education, Athens, GA

March 2001 to July 2003: Bereavement Counselor, Montgomery Hospice, Rockville, MD

June 2000 to February 2003: Mental Health Counselor/Therapist, Cedarbrook Clinic, Rockville, MD

May 2000 to March 2001: Family Advocate (Social Service Coordinator), House of Ruth, Washington, DC

September 1999 to May 2000: Bereavement Counseling Intern, Capital Hospice (formerly known as Hospice of Northern Virginia), Falls Church, VA

August 1999 to May 2000: Graduate Assistant, GMU, Counseling Center, Learning Services, Fairfax, VA

August 1997 to July 1999: Family Service Worker (Case Manager), Alexandria Head Start, Alexandria, VA

December 1995 to April 1997: Life/Job Coach, Learning Services Corporation, Inc., Manassas, VA

July 1993 to June 1995: Primary Level Teacher, Los Angeles Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA