College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Scott Wowra is a former Templeton Research Fellow who received his PhD in social psychology from the University of Florida in 2005. For the last 14 years, Dr. Wowra has served as a research psychologist, doctoral mentor, Institutional Review Board (IRB) member, and graduate psychology instructor of research methods and statistics. In 2012, Dr. Wowra won a teaching award for significant contributions to learner success.
Dr. Wowra is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (Division 2), and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Division 8). He has published articles in The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Self and Identity, and Ethics and Behavior. He continues to explore research questions in social psychology and moral psychology. His particular research interest is the development, structure, and function of the adult conscience.
Dr. Wowra joined the School of Psychology at Walden University in 2017. Since that time, he has taught Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis and Research Theory, Design, and Methods. Dr. Wowra also serves as Chair and second committee member for doctoral students of psychology (PhD).