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Bruce Powers

Core Faculty

College of Psychology and Community Services

School of Psychology

Degree Program B.S. Psychology

Bruce grew up in North Carolina. He completed his undergraduate work at Samford University in Birmingham, AL, then attended Notre Dame for graduate school. After earning his Ph. D. in Developmental Psychology, he began his teaching career. Bruce has been with Walden since 2011, serving as core faculty in the Bachelor's of Science in Psychology degree program.

Courses Taught

PSYC 2000 - Psychology Seminar

PSYC 2001 - Cross-Cultural Psychology


PhD, University of Notre Dame


Cole, D., Martin, J., Powers, B. P. (1997). A competency-based model of child depression: A longitudinal study of peer, parent, teacher, and self-evaluations. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.


Maxwell, S., Powers, B., Marsil, D. (2005). On-line courses: How do they stand up?. APA.

Marsil, D. F., Powers, B. P., Maxwell, S. (2005). Using the hybrid format in teaching psychology: Types and frequencies of course offerings in public versus private schools by division.

Powers, B. P., Marsil, D. F., Maxwell, S. (2005). Who is teaching psychology online: an analysis of public and private schools across classifications.