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Mr. Charlie Walter

Adjunct Lecturer in Museum Studies
Director, Mayborn Museum Complex
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Adjunct Lecturer in Museum Studies
Director, Mayborn Museum Complex

Education

  • B.S., Texas A&M University (Wildlife and Fisheries Science, emphasis in Museum Science)
  • M.B.A., University of North Texas

Charlie Walter is Director of Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex. With over 30 years of professional museum experience, Walter has held positions as Chief Operating Officer of The DoSeum, formerly the San Antonio Children’s Museum, Director of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, and as Senior Vice President of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Mr. Walter has held numerous leadership positions in the museum field, and is currently on the boards of the Texas Association of Museums, The Museum Association of Waco, and the Waco Mammoth Foundation. He is also a member of the American Association of Museums Accreditation Visiting Committee. Walter served as principal investigator for three National Science Foundation funded projects: CSI – Crime Science and Inquiry; The Texas Network for Exhibit-based Teaching and Learning; and Whodunit? The Science of Solving Crime. He was selected as a Noyce Leadership Fellow in 2010.

Primary courses taught
  • Introduction to Museum Administration (U)
  • The Museum: History, Philosophy, Prospects (G)
  • Issues in Museum Administration (G)

Department of Museum Studies

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Waco, TX 76706

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