David Connor has worked in the field of education for thirty years as a classroom teacher, tutor, teacher coach, regional professional development specialist, adjunct instructor, and full time professor. Professor Connor received a B.A. with Honors in Literature and Film from the University of East Anglia in England; a M.S. in Special Education (Learning Disabilities) at Hunter College; a M.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from City College, New York; and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching (Learning Disabilities) from Teachers College, Columbia University. His research interests include learning disabilities, inclusive education, disability studies, and qualitative research methodologies. He is the co-author/editor of numerous articles and seven books, including DisCrit: Disability Studies & Critical Race Theory in Education.