Walter graduated from Haverford in 1982 with a major in Religion. From 2006 – 2010, Walter served as faculty and Dean of Students at Pendle Hill, a Quaker adult study center in Wallingford, PA. Working for Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), he mentored emergent climate-change activists at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University. Walter is a trained Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator (AVP), a certified Breema® Bodywork instructor, and leads workshops on spiritual discernment and embodied spirituality. Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he has lived and studied in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Sierra Leone. Walter is a member of Green Street Friends Meeting in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
At Haverford he supports Quaker and Quaker interested students, develops Quaker and social justice programs, coordinates religious and spiritual life programming, and provides administrative support to the Haverford Corporation.
He is a member of the Dean's Office Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team and supports the work of the Challenge Habit.
He usually works at home on Mondays and on campus Tuesday through Friday.