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Biro Walters
The College of Wooster
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sexuality, LGBTQ+, gender and feminism, sexual revolution, queer mobility, American Indian history, public history, oral history, digital humanities
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About Me

Jordan Biro Walters is an assistant professor of history and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, and a public historian who specializes in digital community and oral history projects. Her current research focuses on the intersections of LGBTQ artistic production, queer mobility, and political activism in New Mexico. In 2015, she served as the oral historian for the LGBT Educational Archives Project and in 2017, she became the director of the Wooster Digital History Project.

Recent Publications

“So Let Me Paint”: Navajo Artist R.C. Gorman and the Artistic, Native and Queer Subcultures of San Francisco, California,” Pacific Historical Review 88, no. 3 (August 2019).

“Offending Moral Decency: The 1969 Love-Lust Controversy and the Sexual Revolution in New Mexico,” Special issue, “New Mexico’s 1960s at 50: Documenting Cultural Change in the Land of Enchantment,” New Mexico Historical Review 93, no. 4 (Fall 2018).

“Bachelor Girls or Perverts?: Teaching Histories of Sexuality in Public History Courses,”History @ Work blog, National Council on Public History, May 16, 2017,

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic