Erin Walker

Erin Walker is an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the School of Computing and Information and the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently working on various projects that attempt to incorporate social and contextual adaptation into learning technologies, including implementing a teachable robot for mathematics learning and re-imagining the design of the digital textbook. Prior to joining the University of Pittsburgh, Walker was in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering at Arizona State University, where she was first a Computing Innovations Postdoctoral Fellow and then spent five years as an Assistant Professor. She completed her Ph.D. in 2010 at Carnegie Mellon University in Human-Computer Interaction and her B.Sc. (Honors) from the University of Manitoba in 2004. Walker's work has resulted in ten journal articles and twenty seven peer reviewed, full conference papers, earning her a best young researcher's track paper award at AIED, and best paper nominations at ITS, CSCL, and AIED.