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Dr Ruth Walker

BSocSc, MSocSc Waikato, PhD Auckland

Senior Lecturer


School of Social Sciences



Professional and business ethics; research ethics; philosophy of religion.

Recent Publications

  • van Zyl, L., & Walker, R. (2015). Surrogacy, compensation, and legal parentage: Against the adoption model. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 12(3), 383-387. doi:10.1007/s11673-015-9646-4

  • Kelly, M., & Walker, R. (2015). Rethinking the role of business decision-makers in contemporary society. In J. H. Westover (Ed.), The Organizational and Business Ethics Imperative (pp. 16-34). Common Ground Publishing LLC.

  • van Zyl, L., & Walker, R. (2015). Professional virtues in surrogate motherhood. In 24th Annual Conference of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Conference held at Costa Mesa, California, USA.

  • van Zyl, L., & Walker, R. (2015). The future of surrogacy in New Zealand – Beyond the adoption model: Contribution to a Feminist Dialogue on Proposed changes to the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act (2004). Women's Studies Journal, 29(1), 45-48.

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Walker, Dr Ruth 9357 rmwalker J.3.17 Philosophy Programme

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