Laura Walker

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Professor Emerita

Contact Information
Phone: 703-993-9348
Fairfax Campus, Aquia Building, Room 318
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
MSN: 3F4


Laura Walker, attorney-at-law, was engaged in the private practice of law in Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Virginia prior to joining the George Mason University faculty.

She is the director of Mason's Minor in Legal Studies Program, the head of the Pre-Law Advising Program, and the faculty advisor to Phi Alpha Delta, the pre-law student organization. She is the author of the textbook, Family Law and Public Policy.

She received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Toledo College of Law in 1977. She earned her PhD from Mason's School of Public Policy, with dual concentrations in culture, values and social policy and national governance and society in 2012.

Areas of Research

  • Constitutional Law
  • Judicial Process
  • Law and Public Policy