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

  • Walker, R., & van Zyl, L. (2016). Licencing parents in surrogate motherhood. In New Zealand Association of Philosophers Annual Conference. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • 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). 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.

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Contact Details

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