Rolande Murray

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
School of Psychology
Ph.D. Psychology

Rolande Murray has been in higher education for the past 25 years. She earned her PhD from Northeastern University in the area of personality/developmental psychology. Upon earning her PhD, she completed her post-doctoral work at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School. There, her training was in prevention science with a focus on epidemiological work centered on mental health, substance abuse, and classroom intervention/prevention.

Dr. Murray has worked as a contributing faculty as Walden University for the past 10 years. She has worked exclusively with doctoral candidates in the PSYC 9000 and 8185 courses.

Courses Taught

PSYC 9000 - Dissertation

PSYC 8185 - Write a Quality Prospectus


BS, Stony Brook University

MS, Northeastern University

PhD, Northeastern University

Awards / Honors

NIMH Minority Investigator Supplemental Award, Johns Hopkins School Hygiene and Public Health, 1998


Legum, H., Schmitt, B., Murray, R., O'Bryant, B., Owens-Southall, M., Byrnes, A., Jeter, R. (2011). Effect of Distance Learning on Undergraduate Students' "IT" Self-efficacy and Anxiety Levels. The American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Journal

Roter, D., Hall, J., Merisca, R., Ruehle, B., Creten, D., Svarstad, B., Murray, R. (1998). Effectiveness of interventions to improve patient compliance: A meta analysis. Medical Care