Christian Bracho, PhD

Associate Professor
University of La Verne

Dr. Christian Alejandro Bracho is an Associate Professor of Teacher Education in the LaFetra College of Education at the University of La Verne, where he serves as Director of Social Justice Programs and as a Faculty Diversity Liaison. He completed his PhD in International Education at New York University, examining the radical teachers’ movement in Oaxaca, Mexico; his current research explores teacher identity, teacher movements, LGBT communities, and nonviolence education. Christian’s work has been published in Politics & Policy, Educational Studies, Journal of Homosexuality, Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, and FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education. He is co-editor of Teachers Teaching Nonviolence, a volume that includes the voices of 18 K-12 teachers from all over the United States. A former high school English teacher, Christian also has experience working as a teacher trainer, education consultant, and professional development facilitator in North America, Europe, and Africa. Christian is an active member of the American Education Research Association and the Comparative and International Education Society, and has received faculty fellowships by the Center for Minority Serving Institutions and the Transformative Teacher Education program. He is a proud member of the 2020 AAHHE Faculty Fellows cohort.