Laura A. Powell, Ph.D.

Laura A. Powell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Experimental Psychology


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

Dr Powell is accepting graduate students for the 2018-2019 academic year click here to apply.

Research Interests

  • Distance Education
  • Teaching of Psychology


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.

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