Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of Rhode Island; B.S.E., University of Washington
Quantitative and qualitative methods; multivariate statistics and modeling (e.g., factor analysis, multiple and logistic regression, structural equation modeling); gender, sexuality, and sexual orientation research; instrument development; alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and abuse, particularly among adolescents; nutrition education; social networks, particularly as they relate to disease spread
Currently Walden’s vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Burkholder has been at Walden since 2001. He has taught statistics and research design courses at Walden, as well as courses in introductory, social, and gender psychology at other institutions. Dr. Burkholder currently serves as a dissertation mentor for students in public health and psychology.