Abigail Sullivan Moore is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, writing about children and educational issues, especially college students. Her recent stories in the Times’ Education Life section include the trend of long-distance romances among college students in the Jan. 4 issue; her Nov. 7 story revealed SAT and ACT officials getting tougher on granting accommodations to students with ADHD and learning disabilities; her July 25 stories covered how college students are increasingly unable to resolve ordinary conflicts with their roommates and how roommates influence each other.
Her work has been featured in The New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything. She has appeared on numerous NPR shows and recently spoke on the transition to college for students with mental health issues at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists.
A former staff writer for The Hartford Courant, Ms. Moore also worked in the corporate sector, serving as a spokesperson for The Travelers and CIGNA Corp. She holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University. A parent of two adolescents—one a college freshmen—she faces her own iConnected challenges daily.