Fields of Study: Constitutional Studies, Political Theory
Areas of Interest: theories of interpretation, American political thought, constitutional law and theory, and philosophy of law
Tyler Moore is a Ph.D. candidate in constitutional studies and political theory at the University of Notre Dame. He earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2011, and his B.A. from the University of Nebraska in 2007.
His dissertation analyzes conceptions of legal interpretation and the stages of the interpretive/adjudicative process through the work of Joseph Raz, Ronald Dworkin, and Stanley Fish, among others. His research has also addressed Federalist and Anti-Federalist political theory, the Judiciary Act of 1789, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
Before coming to Notre Dame, Tyler worked as a litigation associate with Faegre Baker Daniels LLP and for the Hon. John Gerrard of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska. He has also served as a law clerk for the Hon. Jonathan Kobes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Tyler grew up on a farm near York, Nebraska