Brett A. Brosseit

Director and Assistant Professor of Advanced Critical Thinking

Professor Brosseit holds both a Juris Doctor degree and a Ph.D. in Leadership and Higher Education. With joint expertise in law and education, Professor Brosseit’s scholarship and teaching focus on the effective application of the learning sciences in legal education. His doctoral research produced the first comprehensive conceptual model of the development of critical thinking in law students, providing the legal academy with guidance to inform educational strategies for improved learning outcomes. Professor Brosseit has supplemented his education with studies in neuroscience and education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and has also completed graduate studies in Executive and Professional Coaching at the University of Texas. As a Professor and Director of Advanced Critical Thinking, Professor Brosseit researches, designs and delivers evidence-based curricula and courses to help students optimize their academic, intellectual, and professional performance. Professor Brosseit’s research interests include the application of the social and behavioral sciences to inform strategies for the development of higher-order thought processes, motivation, and self-directed learning, as well as the use of learning analytics to assess cognitive and non-cognitive development.