1983: B.S., Biology, American University
1990: Ph.D., Pharmacology, Georgetown University
2005: M.L.S., Information & Library Science, Southern Connecticut State University
Areas of Interest:
Biology, Geology, Environmental Studies
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Crisis Informatics (GIS)
Science & Technology Education
Visual Communication and Technology
Pacific Northwest, Present to Primeval: A History of Scientific Exploration
Disastrous Inquiries – Researching Natural Disasters
Research & the 3D Object
University Safety Advisory Committee - Chair, 2015-2017, Member 2014 - Present
Walton, D.P. (2020) The holographic landscape: 3D modeling for the HoloLens. In Makerspace and Collaborative Technologies, Edited by B. Thomsett-Scott. Rowman & Littlefield, pp 37-50
Gregory J. Retallack, James E. Martin, Adrian P. Broz, Brent H. Breithaupt, Neffra A. Matthews, and Dean P. Walton. (2018). Late Pleistocene mammoth trackway from Fossil Lake, Oregon. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 496, Pp 192-204.
Walton, D.P. (2016, July) “Getting started with programming” [book chapter], The Librarian's Introduction to Programming Languages: A LITA Guide (LITA Guides), Edited by Beth Thomsett-Scott.
Walton, D.P. (2020, Feb. 7) A tale of four islands: Communicating science and conservation for places we will never likely see. UO Media Center for Science & Technology Inaugural Confernce, University of Oregon. *Poster Winner
Walton, D.P. (2018, Nov. 16). From the ground to the Hololens. Columbia River Region ASPRS Tech Exchange. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).
Walton, D.P. and J. Murray (2018, August). Making to collect, observe, and learn: Activities of the DeArmond Makerspace [Poster] International Society for Academic Makerspaces, Stanford, University, Palo Alto, CA
Walton, D.P. (2018 July). Mapping the overlooked: Capturing data on less widely recognized species. Society for Conservation GIS, Monterey, CA
Walton, D.P. (April 2017) Innovation [Panel Presentation]. "What is? Life" Symposium, Universtiy of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, Portland, OR.
Walton, D.P. (2016, June). An Open Source Conservation Analysis & Plan for Rodrigues Island, Mauritius, [Poster]. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS), Pacific Grove, CA.
Walton, D.P. (2015, May 27) GIS incorporation of Structure-from-Motion (SfM) models utilizing disaster response related imagery. Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) annual meeting, Kristiansand, Norway.
Walton, D.P. (2014, July 12). Trials and tribulations of drones (UAVs) for ecological monitoring. Society for Conservation GIS, Monterey, CA
Walton, D.P. (2014, July 10). Disaster Informatics [Lecture and Exercise] 2nd Annual Western Science Library Boot Camp, Seattle, WA.
American Libraries Association
Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
National Science Teachers Association
Northwest Scientific Association
Oregon Academy of Science
Society for Conservation GIS