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, cultural diversity, 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. He currently serves as the co-chair of the Art Education Research Institute Symposium, the Director of the Higher Education Division of the Florida Art Education Association (FAEA), and as a member of the Council of Policy Studies in Art Education. Jeff’s manuscripts have been published as book chapters and in many academic journals. He recently received a co-authored book contract from NAEA, was named the 2016 Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by FAEA, and the 2020 Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by NAEA. 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.