Bio

Enrique "David" Degollado, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Bilingual/Bicultural Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. His research focuses on how the lived experiences of pre- and in-service bilingual education teachers inform their language and literacy ideologies and pedagogical practices.

David is currently writing about three areas of interest: the Texas escuelitas, borderlands biliteracies, and bilingual teacher language ideologies. Through life stories and oral histories, David’s work establishes a borderlands biliteracies framework that bilinguals draw on to read and write their worlds. His most recent publications have been featured in Teacher’s College RecordTeaching and Teacher Education, and Journal of Latinos and Education. The University of Iowa presented David with the Post-Doctoral Research Scholar/Fellow Excellence award for his scholarly record and research methods.

Before joining the faculty at Baylor, Dr. Degollado was an Assistant Professor of Multilingual Education at The University of Iowa, where he was also a Post-Doctoral Scholar in Language Education. At Iowa, he taught courses in English as a Second Language instruction, language education, literacy instruction, biliteracies, and qualitive research methods. David formerly taught 3rd and 5th grade bilingual education in Laredo, Texas.

David holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialization in Bilingual/Bicultural Education from The University of Texas at Austin and an M.Ed. in Elementary Education--Bilingual/Bicultural from Texas State University.