Jeff Broome is an associate professor and director of doctoral programming for the department of art education at Florida State University. Jeff’s research interests include narrative inquiry, culturally responsive instruction, multi-age art education, and caring approaches to art curricula. He delivers presentations at national and state conferences, international symposia, and at district workshops. Jeff served as the elected Director of the Higher Education Division of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) from 2017-2019, and is currently a member of the Council of Policy Studies in Art Education. He previously served as the Southeastern Regional Director of NAEA’s Higher Education Division, and currently serves as the co-chair of the Art Education Research Institute Symposium. Jeff’s manuscripts have been published as book chapters and in many academic journals. He recently received a co-authored book contract from NAEA and was named the 2016 Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by the Florida Art Education Association. Previously, Jeff worked for the University of North Texas, the University of Georgia, and as a public school art teacher where he received a Teacher of the Year Award from Cypress Creek Elementary.
- Bachelors of Science, Art Education, Florida State University, 1994
- Masters’ of Arts, Art Education, University of South Florida, 2001
- Doctor of Philosophy, Art Education, Florida State University, 2006
Narrative inquiry, cultural diversity, multi-age art education, and caring approaches to art curricula.
Select Scholarly & Creative Works (Top 5)
- Broome, J., & Munson, L. (Eds.). (2020). Hip-hop, art, and visual culture: Connections, influences, and critical discussions. MDPI.
- Broome, J., Bobick, B., Ruggiero, A., & Jesup, C. (2019). Responding to the challenge to care: Suggestions for art education curricula. Art Education, 72(2), 36-41.
- Broome, J., Pereira, A., & Anderson, T. (2018). Critical thinking: Art Criticism as a tool for analyzing and evaluating art, instructional practice, and social justice issues. Arts Education Policy Review, 37(2), 265-276.
- Broome, J. (2016). Assessing the professional development needs of arts instructors working in multi-age classrooms. Arts Education Policy Review, 117(1), 65-72.
- Broome, J. (2016). Art education with migrant Hispanic populations in multi-age elementary classrooms: Instructional strategies learned from practice. In Marjorie C. Manifold, Steve Willis, & Enid Zimmerman (Eds.), Cultural Sensitivity in a Global World: A Handbook for Teachers (pp. 181-189). Reston, VA: The National Art Education Association.
Additional Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards
- Director of the Higher Education Division, Florida Art Education Association (2020 – present).
- Southeastern Higher Education Art Educator Award, National Art Education Association, (2020).
- Director of the Higher Education Division, National Art Education Association (2017–2019).
- Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, Florida Art Education Association (2016).
- Elected as a member of the Council of Policy Studies in Art Education (2016).