Portrait of Moira Killoran

Moira Killoran, PhD

Director of Coaching, Academic Impressions

Moira is a seasoned coach (since 2005) and former academic (since 1994) who has mentored over 60 coaches since 2010 as director of coaching at Academic Impressions and other coaching organizations. She is a compassionate truth-teller, working with individuals and groups to deepen self-awareness; explore strategies, options, and opportunities; expand abilities and vision; and co-create systems of accountability. As Director of Coaching at Academic Impressions, Moira develops coaching programs to help individuals and groups become more intentional and self-aware through leadership and team development. She has been a Principal Investigator (PI) as well as a co-PI for a variety of studies and has been funded by a number of funding agencies, including the NIH, DOD, NSF, and SSRC. Her faculty appointments include George Washington University and Whittier College. She received her PhD in cultural anthropology from The University of Texas at Austin and has post-doctoral training in medical anthropology from the University of California-Berkeley and the University of California-San Francisco.