Lori Walker

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Lori Walker

Lori Walker
LC 302
306-206-2097
lori.walker@uregina.ca


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.

 

Courses Taught

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.