Los Angeles, CA
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at Austin
Post Doc – Director of Global Leadership and Social Impact
Dr. Devin Walker earned his undergraduate degree in 2008 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he majored in Sociology and History. He earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction at The University of Texas at Austin in 2018. His research portfolio focuses on the intersection of race, sports, and education with an emphasis on international education. His dissertation explored the influence that international education had on the personal, social and career development of Division 1 Black male student-athletes. Devin served as graduate student fellow with AAMRI from 2013-2018 where he helped institute novel programming such as College for a Day and TheBlack Manhood Series. Devin has extensive experience living, working, and backpacking abroad. He taught English in Korea for 2 years, has lived in 5 countries and has traveled to 30 countries. In 2017, he was awarded the Global Leadership Award from the Diversity Abroad Network for his work in creating equity and access within international education. Devin’s role as a post-doctoral fellow with DDCE is to direct the divisions of global leadership initiatives as well as, BOOST, an initiative designed to prepare students for the 21st century global workforce through innovative professional development programming. In his free time, Devin is the CEO and founder of The World Walker Foundation, a 501(c)(3) which provides educational and financial resources to help students of the African diaspora participate in service-learning trips within the African diaspora.