Lynda H. Walters, PhD

Title:  Professor Emerita, Human Development and Family Science
Company: University of Georgia, College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Location: Athens, GA United States


  • European Sociological Association (ESA)
  • International Sociological Association
  • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) (president, 1990-1991)
  • Society for Research on Adolescence


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2015)
  • Recipient, Friends of  Łódź, University Medal,  Łódź,, Poland (2015)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009)
  • Senior Teaching Fellow, University Georgia (2001-2002)
  • Recipient, Top Three Paper Award, International Communications Association (2001)
  • Recipient, Commemorative Lecturer Award, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (1999)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Alumni Award, Oklahoma State University (1998)
  • Recipient, Creswell Award, College Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association (1996)
  • Recipient, Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni  Association Award (1996)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service to Families Award, Southeastern Council Family Relations (1995)
  • Recipient, Teaching Award, College Family and Consumer Sciences, University Georgia (1990, 1985)

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