Christina Walker

Visiting Professor
School of Business

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Management/Leadership

Education

Trinity International University 2020

PhD Dissertation: Inclusive Leadership in Multinational, INGO Teams

Fuller Theological Seminary 2009
Master of Arts

University of Hartford 1997
Bachelor of Music

Contact

Redlands Main Campus
Hentschke Hall
P: 909.961.8781
E: christina_walker@redlands.edu

Christina Walker is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Management/Leadership at the University of Redlands, School of Business and was recently selected as a 2020 Fetzer Institute/Academy of Management MSR Scholar. Additionally, she is a leadership consultant with Lawlor Consulting Group. Previously, she worked at Wheaton College as the Associate Director of Leadership Programs where she served as the subject matter expert for two new Masters-level leadership degrees. Prior to working in higher education, her career in leadership and organizational development spanned corporate, nonprofit, and entrepreneurial settings. Specifically, she worked as a Commercial Banking Officer and Branch Manager, served as a fulltime Pastor, and started two businesses.

This past Spring 2020, Professor Walker received a PhD in Education and Leadership with a minor in Intercultural Studies from Trinity International University. Her dissertation research was on Inclusive Leadership in INGO, Multinational Teams. Her research agenda is focused in the fields of Inclusive Leadership, OD, Management & Spirituality, and Leadership Education. Currently, she and an African colleague are working on a book about Globally Inclusive Organizations.

 

Publications

Journal Articles

Walker, C. (2018). Borderlands in the spiritual journey: Using the Enneagram to care for those stuck along the way. Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction. 24(2), 24–30.

Professional Development

Walker, C. (2020, November 5-8). Inclusive leadership in INGO, multinational teams: Creating attentive space for diverse contributions. International Leadership Association Conference, San Francisco (Virtual).

Walker, C. (2020, October 8-10). Building an inclusive INGO: The Case of International Teams. North American Case Research Association, San Antonio (Virtual).

Walker, C. (2020, August 7-11). The role of organizational design and purpose in realizing the benefits of diversity. Academy of Management, OMT Colloquium, Vancouver (Virtual).

Walker, C. (2016, April). Borderlands in the spiritual journey. Spiritual Directors International Conference, San Diego.

Awards and Service

Fetzer Institute Scholar – Academy of Management, MSR, 2020

North American Case Research Association – Nominated for Best Case, 2020

SB Curriculum Committee, Chair 2020-21