Lynda Walters

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development and Family Science

Professor Emerita

123 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602


workOffice Phone: 706-542-4844


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Child & Family Development University of Georgia 1978
M.S. Early Childhood Education Oklahoma State University 1972
BCE Christian Education Presbyterian School for Christian Education 1964


Adolescent development; families and the law; cross-national study of families


Adolescent development; research methodology


Greene, K., Krcmar, M., Walters, L.H., Rubin, D.L., & Hale, J.L. (2000). Targeting adolescent risk-taking behaviors: The contributions of egocentrism and sensation-seeking. Journal of Adolescence, 23, 439-461.

Gurko, T., Matskowsky, M., Walters, L., Skeen, P., Kruszynska, W., Kikaleishvili, L., Chao, S., Hollett, N., Mshiladze, T., Krizishkovsky, J., & Lerman, G. (1996). Sexual attitudes and behavior of young spouses in Georgia, Poland, Russian and USA. In E. V. Foteeva & G. A. Zaikina (Eds.), Russian families in changing society. Moscow: Institute of Sociology, Russian Academic of Science.

Greene, K., Rubin, D., Hale, J. L., & Walters, L. H. (1996). The utility of understanding adolescent egocentrism in designing health messages. Health Communication, 8, 131-152.