Benjamin Powers doctoral candidate

Headmaster, Eagle Hill Southport School

Benjamin Powers, DBA is a researcher, practitioner, and advocate who works with students with dyslexia and ADHD. After completing a BA in Russian, he studied Language Education at IUB, earned an Executive MBA from RIT, and then fused his interests in entrepreneurship and dyslexia by completing a Doctorate in Business Administration at GEM. His research focused on self- esteem and self-efficacy perceptions of adolescents with LD/ADHD to understand the impact on social-emotional well-being. His research interests also includes developing collaborative, community-based, and scalable implementation models for effective literacy instruction, especially across LD/ADHD, bilingual, bidialectical, and low-SES communities.