Dr. David Campos

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David CamposDr. David Campos began his career in education nearly 25 years ago when he started teaching second grade. He later entered graduate school, taught ESL, and worked in corporate training and development. He earned his Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin, specializing in learning disabilities and behavior disorders. While at UIW, he has supervised student teachers and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in special education, multicultural education, and instructional design and delivery.

Awards and Accomplishments 

Published books:

  • Learning from Latino Role Models (2016, Rowman & Littlefield)
  • The Writing Intervention Toolbox (2014, ASCD) with Kathy Fad
  • Educating Latino Boys (2013, Corwin Press)
  • Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners (2011, ASCD) with Rocio Delgado and Mary Esther Huerta
  • Jump Start Health! (2011, Teachers College Press)
  • Expanding Waistlines (2007, Sense Publishers)
  • Understanding Gay and Lesbian Youth (2005, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)
  • Practical Ideas that Really Work for English Language Learners(2005, PRO-ED) with Kathy Fad and Gail Ryser
  • Diverse Sexuality and Schools (2003, ABC-CLIO Publishing)
  • Sex, Youth, and Sex Education (2002, ABC-CLIO Publishing)

Research Interests

The schooling of Latino children, English language learners, childhood obesity and welfare

Personal Interests

International travel, spending time in Austin and at his parents’ lake home


“If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”

- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Contact Information

Dr. David Campos

Courses Taught

  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Foundations of Education
  • Teaching Children in the Intermediate Grades
  • Teaching Children in the Primary Grades
  • Teaching Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders


Ph.D., Education


Behavior Disorders and Learning Disabilities

The University of Texas

at Austin

Austin, Texas


M.Ed., Education


Multicultural Education

The University of Texas

at Austin

Austin, Texas


B.S., Applied Learning & Development


Math & Elementary Education

The University of Texas

at Austin

Austin, Texas


Elementary Math 1-8
Elementary Self-Contained 1-8