Graduate Theological Union

Randi J. Walker

Randi J, WalkerPacific School of Religion
Professor of Church History
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1992

PhD, Claremont Graduate School, 1983
MDiv, School of Theology at Claremont, 1982
MA, School of Theology at Claremont, 1978
BUS, University of New Mexico, 1974

Phone: 510/849-8221

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • History of Christianity in the Pacific Region
  • Religion and Civil Rights in the American West
  • Women and American Religion
  • United Church of Christ History

Selected Publications

  • Religion and the Public Conscience: Ecumenical Civil Rights Efforts in Seattle 1940-1960, Circle Books, 2012.
  • 거울로서의 역사 History as a Mirror, with Kyu Hong Yeon, Hanshin Theological Seminary Press, 2011.
  • Emma Newman, A Frontier Woman Minister, Syracuse University Press, 2000.
  • “California and the Pacific Rim Region,” inThe Encyclopedia of Religion in America, edited by Charles Lippy and Peter Williams, CQ Press, 2010.
  • “The Continuing Influence of Region on American Religious Life,” in Faith in America: Changes, Challenges, and New Directions vol. 1 "Organized Religion Today," edited by Charles Lippy, Praeger, 2006.