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Small classes = big advantages. As a federated college, Luther College classes are typically smaller. This allows for students to connect with their profs and classmates.
Every single degree program at Luther College offers an optional experiential learning component; gain real world experience and get paid while you go to school!
The Luther College Residence is a great place for student athletes; it’s conveniently located and comes with a great meal plan.
Luther College offers the best of both worlds: a smaller college environment with all the benefits of a larger university.
Luther students can sign up for the UR Guarantee program - get a guaranteed job after you graduate!
Luther grads attend a special graduation ceremony and luncheon celebration at Luther College as well as the U of R convocation ceremony
Luther students enjoy personalized one-on-one academic advising: our academic advisors are here to help you from registration to graduation.
All programs at Luther College offer study abroad opportunities. As an affiliate of the U of R, we have partnerships with 450 universities across 70 different countries.
Lori Walker has been a sessional lecturer at the University of Regina since fall 1997 where she teaches for the Department of Sociology and Social Studies, Luther College and Department of Justice Studies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a double major in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Regina; a Master of Arts Degree from the University of Regina, and a Ph.D. (A.B.D.) from the School of Criminology, at Simon Fraser University. Her Masters Degree focused on homicide with her dissertation titled The Interaction of Structure and Agency: Case Studies of Righteous Slaughter.
Lori began her sessional work in 1996 at Simon Fraser University where she taught an introductory criminology course. Lori has worked as the Crime Analyst for the Regina Police Service from 1997 until June 2004, an instructor for the Saskatchewan Police College, and consultant/researcher for the Canadian Labor Congress and Saskatchewan Justice. She has also worked as a Support Service worker for the Department of Social Services and Youth Worker for Ranch Ehrlo Society.
A highlight of her career with the Regina Police Service was being part of an investigative team which was involved in gathering evidence regarding the activities of street gang members and to discourage gangs from threatening Crown witnesses. The project, called Project Choppy was deemed a success in reducing gang activity and obtained precedent-setting convictions under new gang legislation.
SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology
SOC 212 - Gender
Recent Grants and Awards
- 2008 recipient of the Garth Ferguson Award recognizing excellence in Televised Education
- 1995 recipient of the University of Regina Graduate Program Completion Award
Selected Recent Special Lecture and Presentations
Presented a paper entitled Feminist Epistemology and Restorative.
Justice for the International School of Restorative Justice Class held in June 1998.
Presented a paper entitled The Methodological Issues of Studying Social/Criminal Phenomena at the August 1996 Public Seminar Beyond Victimization on Issues of Restorative Justice held in Muenster, Saskatchewan.
Presented a paper entitled A Social Analysis of Crime and Justice: The Joseph Duffy Murder at the 1992 Learned Societies Conference held in Ottawa, Ontario.
Spoke at the 2004 Canadian Bar Association Mid-Winter Meeting on Crime in Saskatchewan.
Presented a paper entitled titled Integrating CPTEP and Technology at the 1999 policing conference on Gangs, Property Crimes and Fencing A Problem Solving Approach, at the 1998 3rd Annual International Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Conference held in Washington and at the 1998 Property Crime Conference held in Ottawa, Ontario.