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Patricia Bromley

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Patricia Bromley

Associate Professor

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Assistant: Luci Parker

Office: CERAS 406

Other Titles

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education
Associate Professor, Social Sciences Division
Associate Professor (By courtesy), Sociology

Program Affiliations

SHIPS (PhD): Organization Studies
SHIPS (PhD): Sociology of Education
SHIPS (PhD): International Comparative Education

Research Interests

Civic Education | Environmental Education | International and Comparative Education | Leadership and Organization | School Reform

See a full list of GSE Faculty research interests >

Recent Publications

D'Apice, H. K., & Bromley, P. (2023). Climate change discourse in US history textbooks from California and Texas. ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION RESEARCH.

Skinner, N. A., & Bromley, P. (2023). Rights, conflict, and removal: depictions of Indigenous groups in Californian and Texan history textbooks, 1836-2019. JOURNAL OF CURRICULUM STUDIES.

Bromley, P., Furuta, J., Kijima, R., Overbey, L., Choi, M., & Santos, H. (2023). Global Determinants of Education Reform, 1960 to 2017. SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION.

Patricia Bromley in the News & Media

Associate Professor Patricia Bromley discusses her research and the development of the free online World Education Reform Database.
February 19, 2024
In an op-ed, Associate Professor Patricia Bromley and doctoral student Minju Choi argue that when it comes to identifying policies to improve education, evidence proving effectiveness is not enough.
September 27, 2022
The Economist
Research led by Associate Professor Patricia Bromley shows that American history textbooks remain largely focused on the accomplishments of white men, while research led by Professor Thomas S. Dee shows sustained benefits of a high school ethnic studies course.
July 14, 2022
Associate Professor Patricia Bromley and Stanford undergraduate Sebastian Andrews make a case for including environmental education in history and civics courses.
September 22, 2021
Magnifying glass on a stack of textbooks
August 5, 2019
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