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Laura Powell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 2005, Experimental Psychology
M.S., University of South Alabama, 2000, Experimental Psychology
B.A., University of South Alabama, 1998, Psychology

Office: LSCB 333
Phone: 251-460-6371
Fax: 251-460-6320

Discipline: Experimental Psychology

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Teaching of Psychology, Distance Education

Selected Publications

Sinnott, J., Speaker, A., Powell, L, & Mosteller, K. (2012). Perception of scary halloween masks by zoo animals and humans. International Journal of Comparative Psychology.25, 83-96.

Sinnott, J.M., Powell, L.A., and Camchong, J. (2006). Using monkeys to explore perceptual “loss” vs. “learning” models in English vs. Spanish voice-onset-time perception. Journal of the Acoustical Society, 119(3), 1585-1596.

Sinnott, J. M., & McArdle, L. A. (2000). Comparative perception of voicing contrasts. Journal of the Acoustical Society, 107(5), 2856.


Classes Taught

  • PSY 220 - Research Design and Analysis I
  • PSY 320 - Research Design and Analysis II
  • PSY 350 - Child and Adolescent Development
  • PSY 420 - Psychology of Learning
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