David E. Camacho
Dr. David E. Camacho received his B.A. degree in Political Science from Washington State University and M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Washington. His primary interests are in public policy and environmental politics. His research involves higher education policy. In his current position as Special Assistant to the President of Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, he is responsible for coordinating university-wide diversity and equity initiatives. As a member of the Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center, he has a system-wide perspective on higher education policy. He served on the Arizona Board of Regents as President of the Arizona Faculties Council, and as President of NAU’s Faculty Senate became knowledgeable in governance issues.
Dr. Camacho is currently working on the second edition of Environmental Injustices, Political Struggles and has published in the areas of environmental politics, social movement theory, democratic theory, urban politics, political socialization, and Latina/o politics. At the undergraduate level, he teaches Race, Power and Politics, Environmental Politics and Policy, Urban Politics, and U.S. Government and Politics. At the graduate level, he teaches Public Organizational Theory, Race Theory, and Elements of Public Administration.