B.A., Hofstra University
M.L.I.S.., Rutgers University
J.D., Rutgers University
David C. Walker is the Director of Schaffer Law Library. He has served in numerous roles in legal education over the past decade, including work as a librarian and legal research and writing professor at Lincoln Memorial University–Duncan School of Law, where he also directed both the Lawyering Skills and Academic Success programs, Charleston School of Law, and Albany Law School. David clerked for the Honorable Deborah J. Venezia after receiving his Juris Doctor from Rutgers Law in Camden, N.J., and before receiving his Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. His scholarly interests include the nature of legal authority in the American tradition, legal research as an analytical process, and citators.
Professor David Walker presented with Kim Nayyer from Cornell Law School at the Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York (ALLUNY) Annual Meeting in Syracuse, NY on Legal Preservation & Digital Silos on September 22, 2023.
Professor David Walker presented with Jordan Jefferson from Quinnipiac University School of Law and Caroline Walters from Harvard Law School on a webinar for the Houston Area Law Librarians (HALL) on Safeguarding Legal Information in the Digital World on September 13, 2023.
Professor David Walker moderated a webinar on Preservation, Discovery & Accessibility: Talking Point of a Critical Nature for the Canadian Association of Law Libraries, October 2022.
Professor David Walker will be speaking with Sue Zago from UNH Law and Jan Fleckenstein from Syracuse Law at the NELLCO Symposium on March 18, 2021. The topic is "Back to Normal: Law Libraries after the pandemic."
Professor David Walker contributed to the American Association of Law Libraries Spectrum magazine's "Ask a Director" column, published in the January/February 2020 issue.
Professor David Walker will present "Citators in the Era of Originalism" at the Law Librarians of Upstate New York's annual meeting in Albany, N.Y., in October 2019.
Professor David Walker presented "Academic Law Libraries in the Era of Online Education"at the Capital District Educational Technology Group's spring conference at Fulton Montgomery Community College on June 10, 2019.