Prof. Tim N. Walters

Ahmad Dahlan University, Indonesia

Visiting Professor



1996 Ph.D., journalism, minor field advertising, The University of Texas at Austin

1976 M.A., history, minor fields political science and economics, Indiana University, Bloomington

1970 B.A. (with honors) in history, minor fields, political science and economics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

Publications (selected)

Books, Book Chapters, Dissertation

  1. Dixon, Q., Collins, T., Walters, T., Walters, L. Gezer, U. & Wu, S., Television as an educational tool in language learning: Children's television viewing and the role of parental mediation in Singapore", to be published in The World Mosaics of Linguistics, Literature and Culture: Accepting Differences, Embracing Diversity, International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia (accepted for publication).
  2. Walters, L., Green, R., and Walters, T., Show me a story: Digital stories as artifacts of intercultural competence, accepted for publication in The World Mosaics of Linguistics, Literature and Culture: Accepting Differences, Embracing Diversity, International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia (accepted for publication).
  3. Walters, T., Walters, L., Green, M., & Lau, H., Rich Text, Rich Teach: Expanding Educational Horizons with Educational Technology, in Fast Forwarding Higher Education Institutions for Global Challenges - Perspective and Approaches, Ismail Hussein Amzat, Byabazaire Yusuf, editors, Springer (chapter accepted for publication).
  4. Walters, L. Green, M., Walters T. & Wang, L., Digital technology and intercultural teaching and learning: Thinking inside the box, accepted for inclusion in Critical and Narrative Intercultural Teaching and Learning Reader (Garii and Schlein, eds.). Accepted for publication by Information Age Publishing as a part of the book series entitled Research for social justice: Personal-passionate-participatory inquiry.
  5. Walters, T. (2010). Managing the Metaphor. In C. Caroll, (Ed.), Corporate and the News Media (chapter 25, pp. 408-420.) Routledge, London, United Kingdom.


  1. Praditsang, M., Hanafi, Z., & Walters, T. (2015). The Relationship among Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, and Learning Behaviour. Asian Social Science, 11(13), in press.
  2. Walters, L., Green, M., Walters, T. & Wang, L. (2014). Not Just Another Research Paper: Understanding Global Sustainability through Digital Documentary. The Social Studies, 106(1), 37-46. Published online 10 October 2014.
  3. Yakob, Aizan, Walters, L., Ruzlan, M., Abdullah, S. & Walters, T. (2014), Reflecting on Malaysian Teacher Trainees, Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 11, 1-22.
  4. Walters, T., Ng H.H., & Fernando Y. (2014). Regulatory Incentives as a Moderator of Determinants for the Adoption of Malaysian Food Safety System", British Food Journal, pending. Third author with Fernando, Ng, & Walters.
  5. Walters, T., Abu Baker, H., & Halim, H. (2014). Measuring communication in the Malaysian Workplace: Instrument development and validation. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, in press. Second author with Abu Bakar, H., Walters, T., & Halim, H.
  6. Dixon, L.Q., Collins, T., Walters, T., Walters, L. Gezer, M., Wu, Shuan, & Green, M. (2012). Television as an educational tool in language learning: Children’s television viewing and the role of parental mediation in Singapore. Abstract in Proceedings of the Second international Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture. Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  7. Walters, T., &  Ramli, R. How fast and how far? Preserving Malaysian cultural heritage in a knowledge-age economy. (2012). International. Conference on Culture, Communication, and Multimedia Technology, Proceedings, pps. 123-128. December 1, UAD, Yogakarta. Second author with Romah Ramli.
  8. Walters, T. (2011).  From Heads to Hearts: Digital Stories as Reflection Artifacts of Teacher’s International Experience. Fourth author: Walters, L., Green, M.R., Wang, L., & Walters, T.  Issues in Teachers Education, Fall 2011, 37-52.
  9. Walters, T. (2009). The Intercultural Communication Motivation Scale – An Instrument to Assess Motivational Training Needs of Candidates for International Assignments, Human Resource Management, Human Resources Management, September-October 2009, 48(5); 717-744. Sixth author. Kupta, B., Everett, A M., Atkins, S.G., Graf, Mertesacker, M., Walters, L., Graf, A., Hill, L.B., Dodd, C., and Bolten.
  10. Walters, T., N., Mourtada-Sabbah, M., Al Mutawa, & J.W. Fox (2008).  In their Own Words: Women Entering the Workforce in the UAE. Journal of Social Affairs, 25(97): 11-45.
  11. Kupka, B., Everett, A. M., Atkins, S. G., Dodd, C., Walters, L., Hill, L. B., Richter, B., Walters, T., Bolten, J., Graf, A., & Mertesacker, M. (September, 2007). Pirates of the Caribbean or skilled ambassadors: Intercultural skills assessment and development for employees on international assignments through the Intercultural Communication Skills Scale. Proceedings of the 10th Anniversary McGill Conference on International Entrepreneurship.
  12. Walters, T. (2006). Gen Zeds: Towards a culture of merit. Al-Raida, Vol. 23-24(114-115): 31-37.
  13. Walters, T., Karadegic, A. & Walters, L. (2006). The Good, the Bad, the Coyote Ugly. MERIA Journal,
  14. Barwind, J. A. and T. N. Walters. (2005). The Mobile Phone Yields Culture: A Case Study from the UAE.  Vestnick: Monograph of the Russian Communication Association and the Institute of Management, Business, and Law. Vol. 3, pp.5-19.  Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
  15. Walters, T., Walters, L., Quinn, S., Jendli, A. (2005). A New Roadmap to Life: Media, Culture, and Modernity in the United Arab Emirates, Journal of Middle East Media, 1(1): 51-70.
  16. Walters, T., & Walters, L. (2005). Waiting for Superwoman. In E. Kaynak & W. Harcar, eds., International Management Development Research Yearbook, 24:552-559.
  17. Walters, T., & Walters, L. (2005). The Transitional Woman: A Case Study of Values in the Context of an Arabic/Islamic Society. Hawwa. Journal of the Middle East and the Islamic World. Volume 3, p. 56-64.
  18. Walters, T., Swan, S., Wolfe, R., Whiteoak, J., & Barwind, J. (2005). Educating Ms. Fatima. Al-Raida, Vol. 21-22(106-107): 56-63.
  19. Walters, T., Quinn, S., & Walters, L. (2005). Media Life among Gen Zeds. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 8(1):65-82.

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