Charlotte Wallinga

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development and Family Science

Associate Professor Emerita

123 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602


workOffice Phone: 706-542-4844


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Counseling Education Iowa State University 1984
M.S. Child Development Iowa State University 1976
B.S. Child Development Iowa State University 1974


Early childhood education, family involvement, families and hospitalized children


Child development, early childhood education, and hospitalized child and the family, professional development and community activities


Bales, D., Wallinga, C. & Coleman, M. (2006). Health and safety in the early childhood classroom: Guidelines for curriculum development. Childhood Education, 82(3), 132-138.

Wallinga, C., Bales, D., & Coleman, M. (2007). Health and safety: Involving community workers in the early childhood classroom. Dimensions of Early Childhood, 35 (2), 25-31.

Coleman, M., Wallinga, C., & Bales, D. (in press). Addressing the epidemic of childhood overweight through the use of the internet. Dimensions of Early Childhood.