Dr. Emily M. Walter, PhD (she/her/hers)
Dr. Emily M. Walter (she/her/hers) is an Associate Professor of Biology and
Her research focuses on college STEM teaching and learning, operating at the interaction of claims, evidence, belief, and action. This includes research in science denial and on faculty and institutional change around active learning.
Fresno State is situated in Fresno, California on the traditional lands of Yokut and Mono peoples.
Research in the Walter Lab focuses on...
Building Trust in Science
through Socio-Scientific Issues
Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEM
Creative Assessment & Pedagogy in College Biology
Institutional Change & Faculty Development in Evidence-Based Teaching
The Walter lab provides a welcoming, diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment. We are also a safe space for undocumented students. If you are undocumented and want to do research, please do NOT hesitate to reach out. Dr. Walter is a safe person to speak to and she promises confidentiality should you speak about this matter.
Note. The Walter Lab is not accepting new students at this time. Dr. Walter expects to be on sabbatical in Academic Year 2022-2023. If you would like to begin a discussion about research (to start in Fall 2023), please feel free to contact Dr. Walter.