Jeffrey S. Brooks is an associate professor and program coordinator of Educational Administration at Iowa State University. His research focuses on socio-cultural and equity dynamics of educational leadership practice and preparation, and his most recent work examines how globalization and racism influence leadership in schools. Dr. Brooks has conducted case study and ethnographic research in the United States and in the Philippines, where he studied leadership for social justice as a J. William Fulbright Scholar. He is author of two full-length research studies: The Dark Side of School Reform: Teaching in the Space between Reality and Utopia (Rowman & Littlefield Education) and Black School, White School: Racism and Educational (Mis)leadership (Teachers College Press). He is co-editor of Confronting Racism in Higher Education: Problems and Possibilities for Fighting Ignorance, Bigotry, and Isolation and Anti-Racist School Leadership: Toward Equity in Higher Education for America’s Students (both with Noelle Witherspoon Arnold). Dr. Brooks’s work has appeared in many peer-reviewed educational research journals, including Educational Policy, Educational Administration Quarterly, Journal of Research on Leadership in Education and the Journal of Educational Administration. He is Editor of the Journal of School Leadership and Series Editor of the Educational Leadership for Social Justice book series.