John P. Broome, PhD is an Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the foundations of teaching and learning, social studies methods, classroom management, and educational research with a focus on diversity and equity. Dr. Broome is also the UMW Director of the Hungry Brains! at Hazel Hill, a student-run tutoring program for economically-disadvantaged elementary and middle school students in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia. Students in Dr. Broome’s education classes tutor diverse youth in the program using culturally responsive teaching practices as a service-learning component of their coursework. Dr. Broome's research interests focus on the intersection of civic learning, critical race theory, and social justice in schools in the United States and other countries. His work has been presented in locally, nationally and internationally. Recent conferences include the Virginia Council for the Social Studies (VCSS), the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), the College and University Faculty (CUFA) of the National Council for the Social Studies, and the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Recent publications appear in books on race and critical race theory as well as in the publications: Social Studies Research and Practice, the Journal of Social Studies Research and The Free-Lance Star. He earned his B.A. in Government from The College of William & Mary, a M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction (Secondary Social Studies) from George Mason University and a Ph.D. in Education (Social Studies Education) from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. Before joining UMW, Dr. Broome taught secondary social studies in public and private schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia.