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