Randi J. Walker
Professor of Church History
Dr. Walker is ordained in the United Church of Christ and has served as a pastor in the Southern California Conference. Her current research focuses on the cultural diversity of Protestantism in the North American West from 1850 to 1950, including Mexico, the United States and Canada. Dr. Walker studies the places of interaction across lines of race and culture among Protestants in the North American West, particularly with regard to public policy issues relating to race and culture. Her writings include The Evolution of a UCC Style: History and Ecclesiology of the United Church of Christ (2005), Emma Newman: A Frontier Woman Minister (2000) and Protestantism in the Sangre de Christos 1850-1920 (1991).