Moen's early research focused on the impact of the Christian Right in American national politics, resulting in two books, an edited book on transnational religion and the nation-state, and several dozen articles, book chapters, and reviews. Moen was elected twice to chair of the Religion and Politics Division of the American Political Science Association. Moen's other research streams included Congress, the presidency, federalism, state legislative term limits, and best interdisciplinary practices in the academy. Moen's current work focuses heavily on the nexus of liberal education, civility, and American democracy.
Discusses admin oversight within interdisciplinary best practices.
Examines the transnational challenge of religion to the nation-state across the globe through case studies of about a dozen countries.
Discusses the study of how political engagement changed the Christian Right as a social movement.
Examines the impact of term limits on the Maine Legislature, the first in the nation to have term limits actually take effect in both chambers.
Examines how the Christian Right impacted Congress during the Reagan years.
Discusses the theme of House/Senate differences.