Jeff Broome is an associate professor and director of the doctoral program in 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 was recently elected as the Director of the Higher Education Division of the National Art Education Association (NAEA), and also named 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. 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.