Co-director, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities
Professor and Chair, Digital Initiatives & Special Collections
Katherine L. Walter, Professor and Chair of Digital Initiatives & Special Collections in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) Libraries, co-directs the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at UNL with Kenneth Price. Walter has directed many federally-funded research and libraries’ projects, including ones such as the U.S. Newspaper Program: Nebraska, the National Digital Newspaper Program: Nebraska and the Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition Online. With Ken Price, she co-directed the CFW Coker Award-winning project to create an integrated guide to Walt Whitman’s poetry manuscripts. Walter was co-principal investigator with Neil Fraistat (MITH) of centerNet: Cyberinfrastructure for the Digital Humanities, and now co-chairs the international executive council of centerNet. She is a voting member of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations’ steering committee and the Association of Computers and the Humanities board.