Dr. Devin Walker is the director of Global Leadership and Social Impact for the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) at UT-Austin. Devin’s role as a post-doctoral fellow with DDCE is to direct the divisions of global leadership initiatives as well as, Xp3, a fellowship program designed to prepare students for leadership in the 21st-century global workforce through innovative professional development programming. 

Dr. Walker earned his undergraduate degree in 2008 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he majored in Sociology and History and 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. 

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 is also the CEO and founder of The WorldWalker Foundation, a non-profit that helps youth better understand the world and themselves through the support of local and international travel.