Dr Ruth Walker

Ruth Walker

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: BSocSc, MSocSc Waikato, PhD Auckland

Papers Taught

Recent Publications

  • Walker, R., & van Zyl, L. (2020). Fear and uncertainty: The surrogacy triad’s experience of social workers’ role ambiguity. The British Journal of Social Work. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcaa105 Open Access version:

  • Walker, R., & Van Zyl, L. (2020). Surrogacy and the law: three perspectives. New Zealand Family Law Journal, 10, 9-16. Open Access version:

  • Walker, R. (2020). The opportunity cost of compulsory research participation: Why Psychology Departments should abolish involuntary participant pools. Science and Engineering Ethics, Online First. doi:10.1007/s11948-020-00232-2

  • Ulatowski, J., & Walker, R. (2020). Missing in action: Exposing the moral failures of universities that desert researchers facing court-ordered disclosure of confidential information. Educational Philosophy and Theory. doi:10.1080/00131857.2020.1830061

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Morals and Ethics; Philosophy; Teaching Ethics and Professionalism

Professional and Business Ethics; Research Ethics; Bioethics; Surrogacy; Philosophy of Religion.

Contact Details

Email: [email protected]