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2017 Barbara Biber Convocation

Educational Stories from a Life in Teaching and Learning

NoneFeaturing Dr. David J. Connor

Dr. David J. Connor is a professor of Special Education/Learning Disabilities at the City University of New York, Hunter College. His nearly 30-year career has included a variety of work in the field of education. Roles such as classroom teacher, tutor, teacher coach, regional professional development specialist, adjunct instructor, and full time professor shape his teaching and scholarship in the areas of social, cultural, and historical understandings of disability, learning disabilities, inclusive education, and kindergarten through college classroom pedagogy. Quite prolific, he has authored/co-authored over eighty publications in the form of peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, in addition to seven books. As a professor, he teaches courses on Inclusive Education; Methods of Reading; Methods of Writing, Mathematics, and Organization; and Practicum. He is also a faculty member at-large of the Urban Education doctoral program at CUNY’s Graduate Center, in which he teaches Introduction to Doctoral Studies. Professor Connor received a B.A. with Honors in Literature and Film from the University of East Anglia in England; an M.S. in Special Education (Learning Disabilities) at Hunter College; an 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.

Lobby Display

The Barbara Biber readings in the lobby display case can be found on Bank Street's Centennial website: and through the Library (citation below).

Biber, B. (1973). Child Development Associate: A Professional Role for Developmental Day Care. Theory Into Practice, 12(2), 89-97.