Marquita Walker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Labor Studies

Contact Information:

Office: 317-278-2066

Area of Interest

Dr. Walker has been with the IUPUI School of Social Work in the Labor Studies Program since August, 2008 and is responsible for teaching and coordination of credit and training classes within the Labor Studies Program. Dr. Walker holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri -- Columbia, an MA in Public Affairs from the Harry Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri, Columbia , an MA in English from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield , Missouri , and a BS in English from Drury University in Springfield , Missouri . Dr. Walker’s research interests lie in issues involving state and federal policies concerning workers and workers' education, social stratification, poverty, and e-learning in a distributed learning environment.

Curriculum Vitae

Marquita Walker, Ph.D. Curriculum Vitae (PDF, > 1 MB)


Walker, M. (2014). The daily grind: How workers navigate the employment relationship. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.


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