Professional Psychology

Wright State University exploring partnership opportunities with Verily Life Sciences to combat opioid crisis

Wright State is exploring opportunities to join community organizations to collaborate with Verily Life Sciences in the launch of a full-service treatment ecosystem based on the critical need in local communities. Continue reading

Taking care

Wright State grad student Sara Martinko to present her poster on stroke caregiving at national psychology conference

Research by Sara Martinko, a graduate student in the School of Professional Psychology, was influenced by her mother’s stroke. Continue reading

SOPP research cited by DDN

Duke E. Ellis Human Development Institute

Research by Jeff Cigrang, associate professor in the Wright State School of Professional Psychology, and his doctoral students is cited in an article in the Dayton Daily News on the city of Dayton’s efforts to curb prostitution. Cigrang found that nearly all … Continue reading

Actively engaged

Wright State graduate student Janelle Dixon serving national leadership position in The Association of Black Psychologists’ Student Circle     

Janelle Dixon plans to turn her passion for social justice advocacy to pursue a career as a forensic psychologist after earning a doctoral degree from the Wright State School of Professional Psychology. Continue reading

Psychological moment

Wright State graduate student Gillian LaRue serving national leadership position in The Association of Black Psychologists’ Student Circle

Gillian LaRue is pursuing a PsyD. at the Wright State School of Professional Psychology and hopes to work with patients at a state mental hospital after graduating. Continue reading

Wright State’s Cheryl Meyer featured as expert in ABC’s ‘The Last Defense’

Cheryl Meyer, associate dean of the School of Professional Psychology, was interviewed as an expert in forensic psychology for “The Last Defense.” Continue reading

Wright Leader Academy to kick off with new cohort of emerging university leaders

The Wright Leader Academy is designed to help faculty and administrators grow their leadership skills, enhance their internal networks and advance the mission, vision and values of Wright State. Continue reading

Poster popularity

Wright State SOPP student Peyton Jones honored for posters at Ohio Psychological Association Convention

Peyton Jones, who is pursuing his Psy.D. at Wright State, was honored for his poster exploring psychological assessments of people whose assigned sex at birth does not match their gender identity. Continue reading

In their corner

Wright State SOPP student Brandt Ling serves as vice president of Autism Society of Dayton

Volunteering with the Autism Society of Dayton is one way School of Professional Psychology student Brandt Ling gives back to the community. Continue reading

24 students celebrate graduation from Wright State School of Professional Psychology

With the graduation of the class of 2018, the School of Professional Psychology now boasts 875 alumni serving in nearly every state and multiple countries around the world. Continue reading