Gregg Walker

Professor - Department of Speech Communication
Contact Information
Phone: 
541-737-5397
Member of Graduate Faculty in: 
Water Resources Policy and Management
Willing to Advise Students for: 
MS
Willing to serve on Graduate Committees for: 
MS
Primary Areas of Research Interest: 
Watersheds
Current Research Interests: 
  • Conflict management
  • Bargaining and negotiation
  • Mediation
  • International negotiation
  • Natural resources decision making
  • Peace studies
Other Information: 

Gregg B. Walker is a professor in the Department of Speech Communication, and adjunct professor of Forest Resources. On campus Gregg teaches courses in conflict management, bargaining and negotiation, mediation, international negotiation, natural resources decision making, and peace studies. Off campus, Gregg conducts training programs on collaborative decision making, designs collaborative public participation processes, facilitates collaborative learning community workshops about natural resource and environmental policy issues, and researches community-level collaboration efforts. Over the past decade Gregg has published a number of articles and presented numerous papers on environmental conflict management and dispute resolution. He is the co-author (with Steve Daniels) of the recently published book, Working Through Environmental Conflict: The Collaborative Learning Approach (Greenwood/Praeger). Gregg holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas and B.A. and B.S. degrees in Speech Communication, Sociology, and History from the University of Minnesota. One of Gregg's recreation dreams is skiing at a mountain resort in the morning, playing 18 holes of golf in the afternoon, and taking in a ball game in the evening. Another is hiking in the Northern Rockies. Another is . . . oh, you probably get the idea. Gregg lives with his family in Corvallis.