Judith Walker is a graduate of Wellesley College with a degree in sociology and anthropology. She earned her JD from the University of Colorado School of Law and served as an Assistant Colorado Attorney General in the Higher Education Unit representing Colorado state institutions of higher education. She joined the University of Colorado Foundation in 1985, where she worked for thirteen years as the Director of Development for the Boulder Campus College of Arts and Sciences and then as a Vice President for Development specializing in fund-raising management and major gifts. She has been a member of other nonprofit boards, including the Wyoming Outdoor Council, the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming, and the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado at Boulder. With a primary interest in the field of “living well without religion,” Walker began her work with CFI in 2008 as an instructor for the CFI Institute Summer Session where she taught a course titled “Naturalism Through Narrative: Knowledge, Ethics, and Identity in the Creation of Meaning.” She is currently a CFI Institute fellow specializing in philosophical naturalism and a former CFI board member. Her work has been published in Free Inquiry magazine and other philosophical and freethought publications. She is also on the editorial board of the American Humanist Association’s peer-reviewed journal Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism.
Subtopics: Atheist/secular movement, Naturalism
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