David J. Connor, EdD, is a professor and chairperson of the Special Education Department, Hunter College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY). He is also a faculty member at large in the Urban Education doctoral program at CUNY’s Graduate Center. David is the author/editor of several books: Reading Resistance: Discourses of Exclusion in Desegregation and Inclusion Debates, coauthored with Beth A. Ferri (2006); Urban Narratives: Portraits-in-Progress—Life at the Intersections of Learning Disability, Race, and Social Class (2008); Rethinking Disability: A Disability Studies Guide to Inclusive Practices, coauthored with Jan Valle (2011); Teaching and Disability, coauthored with Susan Gabel (2014); and Practicing Disability Studies in Education: Acting Toward Social Change, coedited with Jan Valle and Chris Hale (2015). His research interests include learning disabilities, inclusive education, and intersectional understandings of disability. For more information, see hunter-cuny.academia.edu/DavidJConnor.