Dr. Broome was one of the first faculty members to convert his
classes to an online format, while also making his lectures available
for students to download on iTunes. He came to ACC in 1985 and is the
longest tenured full-time faculty member. In 2008 he was voted Faculty
of the Year and in 2011 Dr. Broome was elected Faculty Senate President.
He has published more than 20 academic articles and several books including Dog Soldier Justice: The Ordeal of Susanna Alderdice in the Kansas Indian War and Custer into the West. His book Dog Soldier Justice has been sought out by some of the most prestigious colleges worldwide. He is also the recipient of the Lawrence A. Frost Literary Award from the Little Big Horn Associates. In 2009, he published another book, Hume's 'New Scene of Thought' and the Several Faces of David Hume in the Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion.
He currently finished his new book: Cheyenne War: Indian Raids on the Roads to Denver, 1864-1869.
It is scheduled for release in November of 2013 through Aberdeen Books
and the Logan County Historical Society (Sterling, Colorado). This July,
Dr. Broome will be receiving the Six Shooter Award for the best article
on the west in 2012. His article, "Wild Bill's Brawl With Two of
Custer's Troopers", was published in Wild West last year.
Born in Pueblo, Broome earned his bachelor's degree from Colorado State University – Pueblo, his master's degree from Baylor University and his doctorate degree in philosophy from University of Colorado at Boulder. Prior to coming to ACC, Broome worked as a detention counselor with the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Department and as the treatment director and chaplain for the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center in Denver.