Lori Walters

Faculty Researcher


Ph.D., US History/Public History, Florida State Univ.


Phone: 407-882-1406
E-mail: lcwalter@ist.ucf.edu




Dr. Walters is a Research Assistant Professor with the Institute for Simulation and Training and Department of History at the University of Central Florida. Her research interest is Virtual Heritage a multi-disciplinary approach examining history and utilizing the latest digital technology to explore the past. Her current primary research project is ChronoLeap: The Great World's Fair Adventure. Funded by both the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Science Foundation this project creates a virtual 1964/65 New York World's Fair as a backdrop for STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics) education. Past efforts include Shadows of Canaveral and The Zeppelin Menace. Dr. Walters teaches courses addressing post World War II America, history through film, history of the future and digital history.


Website: www.ChronoLeap.com


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