Deward E. Walker Jr., PhD

Deward Walker

Title: Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies
Company: University of Colorado, Boulder
Location: Boulder, Colorado, United States

Deward E. Walker Jr., PhD, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies at University of Colorado, Boulder, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in anthropology and higher education.

An esteemed figure in the field of anthropology, Dr. Walker has accrued more than 50 years of experience in his areas of interest. A professor of anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, since 1969, he currently holds the title of professor emeritus. Alongside his professional endeavors, he was the founder, chief executive officer, and vice president of Walker Research Group, Ltd., as well as an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute. Additionally, he has been an invited lecturer on American Indian Sacred Geography at Harvard University.

To prepare for his celebrated career, Dr. Walker completed coursework at Eastern Oregon College and University of the Americas form 1953 to 1959. He obtained an Honorary Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from the University of Oregon in 1961, completing further postgraduate studies at Washington State University in 1962. Subsequently, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in anthropology from the University of Oregon in 1964.

A prolific researcher and writer, Dr. Walker has contributed to more than 250 publications throughout the duration of his career, and he is the founder and has been coeditor of Northwest Anthropological Research Notes since 1966. In recognition of his exceptional undertakings, he was named a fellow of the National Science Foundation and National Defense Education, both in 1961. Additionally, he has also been listed in numerous editions of Who’s Who, including Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the West, and Who’s Who in the World.

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