Laura Walker, Professor

Department: Family Life

Vita

Email: laura_walker@byu.edu

Office: 2086C JFSB

Phone: 801-422-9053

Education

  • Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005
  • M.A. in Developmental Psychology from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2001
  • B.S. in Psychology from Central Michigan University, 1999

Research Interests

Dr. Walker's primary research interests focus on parenting and media influences during adolescence and young adulthood. She studies how these socialization sources impact adolescents' prosocial and moral development. She also studies the role of parenting on the development of healthy sexuality in children and adolescents.

Professional Affiliations

  • International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD)
  • Society for Research on Child Development