Thomas G. Walker

Goodrich C. White Professor Emeritus

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Mailing Address:

Department of Political Science

Emory University
1555 Dickey Drive

Atlanta, Georgia 30322


  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky
  • B.A., St. Martin's College


Teaching and research interests: Law and Courts (Constitutional Law, Judicial Process, Judicial Behavior, The Supreme Court). The ninth edition of his two-volume Constitutional Law for A Changing America (co-authored with Lee Epstein) was published in 2016. His book, A Court Divided, co-authored with Deborah Barrow, received the V.O. Key Award for the best book on Southern Politics. Co-author of The Supreme Court Compendium (with Lee Epstein, Jeffrey Segal, and Harold Spaeth). Two-time winner of the Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award.