Heather Walker Peterson

Heather Walker Peterson is a writer, mother, and assistant professor and chair of the Department of English and Literature at the University of Northwestern-Saint Paul.

Contributions by Heather Walker Peterson
By Heather Walker Peterson

Heather Walker Peterson explores how the process of trying out new ideas in the classroom and with colleagues can help us to grow and flourish.

By Heather Walker Peterson

Heather Walker Peterson examines her journey from shame to acceptance of her embodied, womanly self.

By Heather Walker Peterson

Heather Walker Peterson explores the tension of living amidst both the secular and the sacred at this time of year.

By Heather Walker Peterson

My friend Caroline is reading the Old Testament passage and Psalm. She tucks her hair back behind her ears, bending over the lectern. (This is a friend who tears up when she holds out the goblet of wine to me during the Eucharist: “The cup of salvation.”) She is reading a portion of Ruth...