Nick Walker Nick Walker

Associate Professor
Somatic Psychology
School of Professional Psychology and Health

Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
School of Undergraduate Studies

PhD, MA, BA California Institute of Integral Studies

Nick Walker is a queer autistic transdisciplinary scholar, author, and educator whose work explores the edges and intersections of somatic psychology, psychodynamics, queer theory, neurodiversity, creativity, embodiment, qualitative research, and transformative practice.

Dr. Walker holds a 6th degree black belt in aikido and serves as senior instructor of the Aikido Shusekai dojo in Berkeley. She is a co-founder and Managing Editor of the worker-owned independent publishing house Autonomous Press, a leading thinker in the emergent field of neurodiversity studies, and a lifelong zen practitioner.


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