People of Wright State

Country conscious

Azadeh Jahanbegloo, senior lecturer at Wright State, says her native Iran has become an unfamiliar land

Azadeh Jahanbegloo, a senior lecturer of sociology, is now a U.S. citizen who calls America home, but never got to say goodbye to her past. Continue reading

Wright State grad uses military experience and geography degree to locate historical artifacts

Jared Shank, who has degrees in geography and earth and environmental science from Wright State, searches underground for the past as a member of a metal detecting club. Continue reading

Tall talent

Wright State senior Tony Carpenetti was drawn to mechanical engineering because it includes the design and manufacturing of machines. Continue reading

Symphony scribe

Wright State lecturer Dennis Loranger turns program prose for Dayton Philharmonic into art form

Wright State music historian Dennis Loranger likely knows more about the music and the composer than anyone else. Continue reading

A family affair

Erica Curtis, who graduated in December with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, is the third member of her family to attend Wright State. Continue reading

Medical student volunteers in Jordan to champion women’s health

Katie Adib, a second-year medical student, served as a translator for American medical doctors caring for refugees. Continue reading

Language lion

Wright State English professor John Haught helps Honduran university with English curriculum as part of Fulbright scholarship

John Haught returned to Honduras, where spent 10 years of his life, to develop a new curriculum and strategies that focus on communicative language teaching. Continue reading

Courage for the future

Brianna Brown, a senior majoring in crime and justice studies at Wright State, hopes to work with the FBI or help juveniles in the criminal justice system. Continue reading

Volcanic voyage

Wright State alum and Philippines native Jamaica Siroky brings literature and poetry to life for high school students

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wright State, Jamaica Siroky teaches at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School in Dayton. Continue reading

NBC News recognizes Boonshoft School of Medicine student during Black History Month

Christen Johnson, president of the Student National Medical Association, will graduate in May 2017 with a dual M.D./M.P.H. degree. Continue reading