Bradley Poos

Bradley  Poos
Sprint Endowed Professor in Urban Education and Associate Director in the Institute for Urban Education (IUE)
Education, Social Work and Psychological Sciences

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Dr. Poos is currently the Sprint Endowed Professor in Urban Education and Associate Director in the Institute for Urban Education (IUE). As Associate Director, Dr. Poos is responsible for teacher pathway programs, community partnerships and engagement, and student support. Dr. Poos has experience in both k-12 and higher education. Having started his career in education as a middle and high school social studies teacher, Dr. Poos then moved into school counseling as a middle school counselor. Most recently, Dr. Poos was a faculty member and coordinator of the Grow Your Own program at Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri.  His research focuses on issues related to the historical and social context of schooling. In particular, Dr. Poos is interested in the history of urban education, urban teacher preparation, social justice education, and diversity and educational equity. Dr. Poos has written and published broadly in these areas and has presented his work around the country. He has long been committed to work around equity and justice in education and the community at large. Most notably, Dr. Poos has been involved in Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (National SEED Project) programming and has served on the board of