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Bruce Edward Walker

Editor-at-Large

Bruce Edward Walker is the former managing editor of MichiganScience, a quarterly Mackinac Center publication that explores science, technology and related policy matters, and currently a free lance writer and editor-at-large for the Center.

Walker has more than 25 years’ writing and editing experience in a variety of publishing areas, including media relations and corporate speeches. Much of this material involved research on water rights, land use, alternative-technology vehicles and other environmental issues, but Walker has also written extensively on cultural subjects, having produced six titles in Wiley Publishing’s CliffsNotes series, including Lewis Carroll’s "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" and Ken Kesey’s "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest," as well as dozens of reference-book essays on musicians, authors, scientists, filmmakers and philosophers.

Walker has served as an adjunct professor of literature and academic writing at University of Detroit Mercy. He has published articles in The Detroit News, The Detroit Free Press, The Royal Oak Daily Tribune, The Freeman and Religion & Liberty. He has edited publications for the Detroit Athletic Club, the Detroit Yacht Club, Buick Motor Division, McGraw-Hill Children’s Publishing and Gale Research, and additionally has contributed essays to reference series published by Omnigraphics and Cengage.

Walker holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Michigan State University. He is the father of two daughters and currently lives in Midland, Mich.

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