Assistant Teaching Professor of American Studies
Department: Department of American Studies
Research Interests: Digital humanities, data literacy, critical approaches to data (race/gender), sport data/analytics
Walden's teaching and research involves critical approaches to digital humanities pedagogy, with an emphasis on intersectional feminist and anti-racist pedagogical approaches for teaching interdisciplinary data literacy, data science, and computational thinking. This work uses digital humanities methods and pedagogies to help students gain facility with digital technology, while also thinking critically about historical context and intersecting structures of power. Areas of expertise include humanistic approaches to data analysis and visualization, with a focus on data management, critical mapping, and digital scholarship.