Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Walker was hired through the Global Metropolitan Studies initiative to enhance the university’s strength in urban infrastructure systems. Her research focuses on transportation systems, with a particular focus on behavioral modeling. She works to improve the models that are used for transportation planning, policy, and operations. Walker currently serves as a Co-Director of GMS, and she is one of the primary instructors for the core courses for the Designated Emphasis in Global Metropolitan Studies (GMS 200 and GMS201).