Tracy Walters

Entered the Program: 2019

Hometown:  Blue Springs, MO

Current program: PhD with a concentration in Health, Wellbeing, and Prevention

Previous Education: 

  • MA, Developmental Psychology, Northern Illinois University
  • BS, Psychology, University of Central Missouri

Research Interests: 

  • Sexual development and socialization
  • Sexual attitudes
  • Motives for sex
  • Consequences of sex

Advising Committee:

  • Major Advisor: Eva Lefkowitz
  • Associate Advisor: Shannon Weaver
  • Associate Advisor: Eric Loken

Assistantship Experience: 

  • Primary Instructor, HDFS 3103 – Adolescent Development, Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Research Assistant, Developmental Aspects of Sexual Health (DASH) Lab, Fall 2019 – present
  • Teaching Assistant, HDFS 2004W – Research Methods in HDFS, Fall 2019 & Spring 2020


  • Outstanding Instructor Award, HDFS Department, UConn, 2021
  • Fred and Kathleen Otter Scholarship, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UConn, 2020
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