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Dr. Aaron C. Bruewer

 Assistant Professor |


Dr. Aaron C. Bruewer is an Assistant Professor of Education in the Division of Education, Health, and Social Work, in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of the District of Columbia. Dr. Bruewer received his Ph.D. in Educational Studies from Ball State University in 2015, where he was a Doctoral Teaching Fellow, teaching Multicultural Education and Educational Foundations.  His content emphasis was on curriculum with cognates in Educational Technology and Social Foundations of Education. He completed his B.A. in Social Studies Education and M.A.T. in Political Science at Miami University of Ohio. After graduation, Dr. Bruewer became a faculty member at Shawnee State University, where he taught and mentored students majoring in Social Studies Education. His commitment to educational technology, multicultural education, and social justice underlies his teaching philosophy. He is dedicated to both teaching and research, and is currently involved in several research projects that combine history, technology, pedagogy, and the need to adapt to changing instructional models.

Recent Publications:

Bruewer, A. C., Lehman, M. (In Press).  Challenging Dominant Narratives and Formulating a New TEP Experience: Co-Teaching Language Arts/Social Studies Methods Course for PreK-3 Teacher Candidates.  In Collaborative Initiatives in Educator Preparation Programs.  IGI Global

Bruewer, A. C., Beilke, J. R. (2018).  Teaching the Long Civil Rights Movement.  In Teaching Critical Issues in History: Teaching the Struggle for Civil Rights, 1948 – 1976.  Peter Lang.

Rowell, L. L., Polush, E. Y., Riel, M. M., Bruewer, A. C., (2015) Perspectives about the Distinguishing Characteristics of Action Research: A Delphi Study Emerging Design.  Accepted by Educational Action Research. 

Memberships, Conferences and Committees:

Society Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Curriculum and Pedagogy (C & P)

International Society for the Social Studies (ISSS)

Chaired the NCSS Elementary Teacher of the Year Committee 2018, 2019

Dr. Aaron C. Bruewer