Walkington Awarded Chair

Congratulations to Dr. Candace Walkington who was awarded the Annette and Harold Simmons Centennial Chair during the Simmons Fall Faculty & Staff meeting.

Prior to receiving the Centennial Chair, Dr. Walkington was promoted to a full professor. Dr Walkington is a Gerald J. Ford Research Fellow in the Department of Teaching and Learning at SMU Simmons.

In presenting the endowed chair, Dean Stephanie Knight noted that while at SMU, Dr. Walkington has received over $11 million worth of grants as PI or co-PI, from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Her research examines mathematics instruction personalized to STEM as well as connecting mathematical practices with physical motions using AR, VR, and motion capture technologies. She has published papers in numerous national and international journals and has co-authored an upcoming book set for publication in the near future. For details visit https://www.smu.edu/Simmons/About-Us/Directory/Teaching-Learning/Walkington.

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