David L. Moody has worked professionally in broadcasting, film, theater, and higher education for over thirty years. He is an adjunct instructor and member of the Lake Erie College academic affairs staff. He received his B.F.A in Broadcasting from the University of Cincinnati; M.A. in Radio/Television from Ohio University; and his Ph.D. in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University. In 2014, Dr. Moody received the Harry Shaw award from the PCA/ACA (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association) for his work on African-American visual popular culture.
He is the author of two books: The Complexity and Progression of Black Representation in Film and Television (2016) and Political Melodies in the Pews ?: The Voice of the Black Christian Rapper in the Twenty-first-Century Church (2012) published by Lexington Books (a subsidiary of Rowman and Littlefield).