Christina Walker


  • Ph.D., Leadership, Trinity International University
  • M.A., Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • B.M., Performing Arts, University of Hartford

Christina M. Walker is an assistant professor of leadership and program coordinator for the Master of Arts in Leadership. She teaches graduate-level courses.

Walker has additional experience in higher education at the University of Redlands and Wheaton College. Prior to working in higher education, she led in the corporate world as a commercial banking officer and branch manager, served as a full-time pastor and started two businesses.

In 2020, Walker was selected as a Fetzer Institute/Academy of Management Scholar. She and a fellow scholar collaborated on a research article, “Black Mothers at Work: A Contemplative and Anti-oppressive Approach to Dismantling Workplace Oppression,” which earned a best-paper award at the 2021 AOM conference and acceptance into the “Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion.” In 2021, Walker and a colleague were awarded a Lilly Grant to study spiritual entrepreneurship led by leaders in church revitalization.

Walker also serves as a leadership consultant for Lawlor Consulting. As a leadership coach, Walker specializes in working with individuals and teams to grow in their leadership skills, manage transition and change, strengthen diversity and inclusion in their organizations and create healthy rhythms to sustain their leadership. Walker brings together her passions for leadership, adult formation and systems thinking to equip diverse leaders to expand their influence in their community and beyond.