Laura Walker

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Associate Professor

Contact Information
Phone: 703-993-9348
Fairfax Campus, Aquia Building, Room 318
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
MSN: 3F4


Professor Laura Walker, attorney-at-law, received her Juris Doctorate degree in 1977 and was engaged in the private practice of law in Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois and Virginia prior to joining the GMU faculty. She earned her PhD from GMU’s School of Public Policy, with dual concentrations in Culture, Values & Social Policy and National Governance & Society in 2012. She is the Director of GMU’s Minor in Legal Studies Program, the head of the Pre-Law Advising Program, and the faculty advisor to Phi Alpha Delta, the pre-law student organization. She is the author of the textbook Family Law and Public Policy.

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Areas of Research

  • Constitutional Law
  • Judicial Process
  • Law and Public Policy