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Judy Walden

Division Head of Humanities, Department Chair of World Languages & Cultural Studies, and Professor of History


Judy Walden serves as a teacher, advisor and mentor to students, whether in the classroom or on a study abroad experience. She makes extensive use of historical games in her classes and is currently researching and writing several historical simulations, including A Virtuous Woman? The Abolition of Sati in India, 1829. 


  • Modern European History
  • Modern Indian History
  • Modern Chinese History
  • Women's and Gender Studies


  • Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant, American Historical Association
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa


  • Ph.D. in History, Northwestern University, 1999
  • B.A. in History, Carleton College, magna cum laude, 1986