Stephen Burgess

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

Dr. Stephen Burgess has taught at Walden University since 2010. He received a PhD in Psychology from Florida State in 1997. Teaching experience includes a variety of graduate and undergraduate classes over the last 20 years.

Courses Taught

PSYCH 8412 - Research Foundations

PSYCH 8110 - Research Theory Design Methods


Lonigan, C., Burgess, S. R. (2017). Dimensionality of reading skills with elementary school-age children. Scientific Studies of Reading

Loniga, C., Burgess, S. R., Schatscheider, C. (2018). Examining the Simple View of Reading with Elementary School Children: Still Simple After All These Years. . Remedial and Special Education,

Burgess, S. R., Sargent, S., Smith, M., Hill, N., Morrison, S. (2011). Teachers' leisure reading habits and knowledge of children's books: Do they relate to the teaching practices of e elementary teachers?. Reading Improvement

Burgess, S. R., Burgess, M., Stermer, P. (2012). Video game playing and GPA. College Student Journal


Burgess, S. R., Burgess, E., Cornell, A. (2019). Burgess, S.; Burgess, E.; Cornell, A. (2019). Evaluation of the credibility of news stories: Examining the naked story. SWPA

Burgess, S. R., Cornell, A., Burgess, E. (2019). College students’ perception of credibility of news sources. . SWPA

Burgess, S. R., Woodard, M., Fakhrshafaei, K., Cassidy, A., Cowan, S. (2019). Representation of females on video game covers: Eye candy or primary character? . SWPA

Burgess, S. R., Cowan, S. (2020). The effect of offensive memes on news stories interpretation. SWPA

Burgess, S. R., England, J., Cassidy, A. (2020). The effect of status and sexualization of cover character on video game purchasing. SWPA

Burgess, S. R., Woodard, M. R. (2020). Who will I be? Character creation preferences for video game characters. SWPA