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Derek Powell

Social & Behavioral Sciences
Asst Professor
Faculty, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3051
Biography: 

Derek Powell is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Data Science. He studies higher-order cognition, such as reasoning and belief revision, using novel data and statistical methods. He received his PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Before joining ASU he spent time as a researcher at Stanford University and at Facebook. 

Research Interests: 

Research keywords: cognitive science, computational cognitive modeling, belief revision, intuitive theories, higher-order cognition

Summer 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 592Research
Spring 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 434Cognitive Psychology
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 592Research
PSY 593Applied Project
PSY 599Thesis
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 517Quantitative Analysis III
PSY 592Research
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 434Cognitive Psychology
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Industry Positions: 

Facebook -- Quantitative User Experience Reseracher