William H. Walters

Executive Director


William H. Walters, Executive Director of the Mary Alice & Tom O'Malley 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 interests include scholarly communication, academic librarianship, social science research methods, and educational assessment. He has taught cartography, economic geography, and empirical research methods.

William's work has appeared in more than 30 journals including those of the American Library Association, the Royal Geographical Society, the American Institute of Biological Sciences, the International Cartographic Association, the Gerontological Society of America, the Regional Science Association International, and the Association for Information Science and Technology.

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.


PhD, Sociology, Brown University
MA, Geography, University of Vermont
MLS, Library Science, SUNY University at Buffalo
BA, Geography, SUNY College at Geneseo