Faculty

Wright State research in Sierra Leone focused on translation, stressors

John Conteh, assistant professor in the Department of Human Services, conducted research how to translate a World Health Organization questionnaire into Krio. Continue reading

Wright State’s Amit Sheth honored by Ohio Faculty Council for his technology commercialization success

Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth commercialized his successful software system Twitris in partnership with Wright State’s tech-transfer office. Continue reading

Wright State business professor wins Emerald Citations of Excellence Award

Rachel Sturm was recognized for contributing to a frequently cited paper on leadership. Continue reading

Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: Emil Kmetec

Emil Kmetec arrived at Wright State in 1964 to help develop the university’s program and research effort in biological sciences. Continue reading

A golden opportunity

History professor Drew Swanson returned to his alma mater the University of Georgia to lecture on the Georgia gold rush. Continue reading

Fossil force

Smithsonian is latest TV channel to turn to Wright State professor Chuck Ciampaglio for expertise on prehistoric sharks

Chuck Ciampaglio is among only a handful of scientists worldwide who has studied the megalodon, a prehistoric shark. Continue reading

Revolutionary research

Wright State English professor Sharon Lynette Jones will produce book about famous civil rights activist Angela Davis

Sharon Lynette Jones’ new book project will take extensive research and involve visits to archives around the country. Continue reading

Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: Alphonso Smith

Like many of his peers, Alphonso Smith planned to work at Wright State only a few years, but ended up staying for his entire career at the university that he helped build. Continue reading

Wright State faculty to lead community conversations on books of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Community conversations pair faculty with community leaders and other experts to facilitate wide-ranging discussion of themes and issues raised in books that have won the award. Continue reading

Wright State professor Julie Williams receives prestigious national award for advancement of disability issues

Julie Williams, a professor in the School of Professional Psychology, received the Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues Award from the American Psychological Association. Continue reading