Dr Ruth Walker

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: BSocSc, MSocSc Waikato, PhD Auckland

School of Social Sciences



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

Recent Publications

  • Walker, R., & Van Zyl, L. (2016). Altruism and generosity in surrogate motherhood. Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations, 15, 121-133. doi:10.1108/S1529-209620160000015007

  • van Zyl, L., & Walker, R. (2015). Altruism and generosity in surrogate motherhood and live organ donation. In 2nd Institute of Medical Ethics (IME) Research Conference: 'Sharpening the Edge of Bioethics in the UK'. Conference held at Newcastle University, United Kingdom.

  • Yates, D., Shaw, R., Parker, G., van Zyl, L., & Walker, R. (2015). Proposed changes to the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act (2004). Women's Studies Journal, 29(1), 34-55.

  • Walker, R., & van Zyl, L. (2015). Surrogate motherhood and abortion for fetal abnormality. Bioethics, -online, 1-7. doi:10.1111/bioe.12157

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Papers Taught

Contact Details

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