Research

Areas of Interest
Dr. Broome’s research interests focus on the teaching and learning of social studies – methods, teacher education, social justice, critical race theory, teaching controversial current events, and comparative methods in alternative (such as Montessori) and international learning environments.

Selected Publications

Broome, J. & Endacott, J. (forthcoming, 2017). On the matter of black lives: Using CRT and C3 inquiry arcs to examine current events. In Chandler, P., & Hawley, T. (Eds.). Race lessons: Using inquiry to teach about race in social studies. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Thieman, G., O’Brien, J., Preston-Grimes, P., Broome, J., & Barker, T. (2013). From the field: What social studies teachers in three states report they do in the classroom. In J. Passe & P. Fitchett (Eds.), Research on the Status of Social Studies: Views from the Field (pp. 41-63). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Broome, J., & Preston-Grimes, P. (2011). Open for business: Learning economics through social interaction in a student-operated store. Journal of Social Studies Research, 35(1), 39-55.

Broome, J., & Preston-Grimes, P. (2009). “Doing” community civics: Connecting pre-service teaching and social studies standards to study local problems. Social Studies Research and Practice, 4(1), 169-177.

Selected Presentations

Broome, J. (2016, October). “Student Lives Matter: Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Montessori Classroom” for the Virginia Montessori Association Conference in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Endacott, J. & Broome, J. (2016, April). “How social studies teachers view the ‘lessons’ of Ferguson” paper presentation for the Social Studies Research SIG of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in Washington, DC in April 2016.

Broome, J. (2016, February). “Queen Bey’s buzz: Beyoncé, white privilege and Black History Month” for the Campus Christian Community at the University of Mary Washington.

Broome, J. (2015, November). “Developing classroom civil discourse: Students discussing controversial events and issues” presentation at the National Council for the Social Studies Conference (NCSS) in New Orleans, Louisiana in November 2015.

Endacott, J. & Broome, J. (2015, November). “Discussing Ferguson in the social studies classroom” paper presentation for the College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana in November 2015.

Broome, J. (2014, November). “Towards global citizenship: Using ‘The Civic Mission of Schools’ to assess adolescent civic learning” for the 2014 International Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies Conference (NCSS) in   Boston, Massachusetts.