- Derrick Brooms
University of Cincinnati
DERRICK R. BROOMS is faculty in sociology and Africana studies at the University of Cincinnati and serves as a youth worker as well. He specializes in the sociology of African Americans, particularly Black males, with research and activism that focus on educational equity, race and racism, diversity and inequality, and identity. His education research primarily centers on Black male schooling experiences in both secondary and postsecondary institutions, with particular focus on school culture, engagement, resilience, identity, and sense of self. He is the author of Being Black, Being Male on Campus: Understanding and Confronting Black Male Collegiate Experiences (SUNY Press, 2017).