William H. Walters, Executive Director of the Library, has served in faculty and staff positions at Cornell University, St. Lawrence University, Menlo College, Millersville University, and the Providence VA Medical Center. His research interests include scholarly communication, academic librarianship, and educational assessment. He has taught courses in cartography, economic geography, and empirical research methods.
William holds a PhD in sociology (demography) from Brown University as well as degrees in geography and library science from SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Buffalo, and the University of Vermont. His work has appeared in more than 30 journals including those of the the Royal Geographical Society, the American Library Association, the Association for Information Science and Technology, the Gerontological Society of America, the American Institute of Biological Sciences, the Regional Science Association International, and the the International Cartographic Association.
He serves on the Editorial Board of Portal: Libraries and the Academy and has been a consultant to the Oberlin Group, the Oklahoma Disability Study, the Sociometrics Corporation, and The City University of New York.