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Walker, Larry
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Core Area(s): Developmental, Social/Personality

Research Interests
The psychology of moral development - motivation, personality, and identity.

Courses Taught
PSYC 319 Applied Developmental Psychology, PSYC 589 Moral Development

Representative Publications
Walker, L. J. (in press). Moral personality, motivation, and identity. In M. Killen & J. G. Smetana (Eds.), Handbook of moral development (2nd ed.). New York: Taylor & Francis.

Frimer, J. A., Walker, L. J., Lee, B. H., Riches, A., & Dunlop, W. L. (in press). Hierarchical integration of agency and communion: A study of influential moral figures. Journal of Personality.

Walker, L. J., Frimer, J. A., & Dunlop, W. L. (2012). Paradigm assumptions about moral behavior: An empirical battle royal. In M. Mikulincer & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), The social psychology of morality: Exploring the causes of good and evil (pp. 275-292). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Frimer, J. A., Walker, L. J., Dunlop, W. L., Lee, B. H., & Riches, A. (2011). The integration of agency and communion in moral personality: Evidence of enlightened self-interest. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 149-163.

Walker, L. J., & Frimer, J. A. (2011). The science of moral development. In M. K. Underwood & L. H. Rosen (Eds.), Social development: Relationships in infancy, childhood, and adolescence (pp. 235-262). New York: Guilford Press.

Walker, L. J., Frimer, J. A., & Dunlop, W. L. (2010). Varieties of moral personality: Beyond the banality of heroism. Journal of Personality, 78, 907-942.

Frimer, J. A., & Walker, L. J. (2009). Reconciling the self and morality: An empirical model of moral centrality development. Developmental Psychology, 45, 1669-1681.

Walker, L. J., & Frimer, J. A. (2007). Moral personality of brave and caring exemplars. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 845-860.

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