Kendra Walther

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Associate Professor of Technology Practice


  • 2004, Master's Degree, Computer Science, University of Maryland College Park
  • 2000, Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science, Harvey Mudd College


Kendra Walther is a senior lecturer in the Information Technology Program. She began teaching Fall 2014 as a part-time lecturer and transitioned to full-time lecturer the following year. In 2018 she was promoted to Senior Lecturer of Information Technology. Kendra oversees the Programming Minor within ITP.

Kendra has her bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Harvey Mudd College, and a master's degree in Computer Science from University of Maryland, College Park. She has worked for the Aerospace Corporation and taught Computer Science at Cal State LA, St. Albans School, and Milwaukee School of Engineering. Kendra is passionate about teaching and is constantly trying to find more ways to help her students understand the principles of programming.


  • 2021 ITP Information Technology Program Director’s Award for Faculty
  • 2021 Viterbi Dean’s Award for Innovation in Teaching and Education
  • 2020 CET Center for Excellence in Teaching Faculty Fellowship Institute
  • Information Technology Program
  • Information Technology Program

  • RRB 219
  • Robert Glen Rapp Engineering Research Building
  • 854 Downey Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1456

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