Thurman  Bridges

Associate Professor


Dr. Thurman Bridges

Dr. Thurman L. Bridges III is an Associate Professor whose career started in education as a middle school social studies teacher in Richmond, VA. Prior to classroom teaching, Thurman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Teaching degree from the University of Virginia and he completed his doctoral studies at the University of Maryland, College Park in Curriculum and Instruction within the Minority and Urban Education graduate program. His research explores the social context of urban education, African American male teacher identity, and hip-hop pedagogy.