Faculty Profile

Accounting principles

Maggie Houston caps teaching career with scholarship designed to help nontraditional female accounting students at Wright State

Even in retirement, long-time accountancy instructor Maggie Houston continues to place the welfare of her students above all else. Continue reading

Suicide watch

Wright State psychology professor Cheryl Meyer co-authors book exploring motivation for suicide and those who leave notes

New book co-authored by Wright State psychology professor Cheryl Meyer provides suggestions on how to prevent suicide by building resiliency among potential victims. Continue reading

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

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

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

First string

Wright State guitar instructor and graduate Jim McCutcheon wins Governor’s Award for arts education

Jim McCutcheon teaches classical guitar at Wright State, where he earned degrees in guitar performance and music education. Continue reading

Inside job

Wright State’s Chinonye Chukwu launches pioneering film project with incarcerated women

Watch films written by incarcerated women as part of the “Pens to Pictures” project in the Creative Arts Center at noon on Dec 4. Continue reading

Wright State faculty member honored for efforts in Latino community

Jim Dunne, associate professor of teacher education, was recognized by the Ohio Latino Affairs Commission for his work at El Puente Learning Center in Dayton. Continue reading

Wright State professor works to improve health education and drug abuse prevention in Ohio’s schools

Kevin Lorson, director of the Physical Education Licensure Program, is working on health education standards and drug and opioid abuse prevention education in Ohio public schools. Continue reading

Pack mentality

New book by Wright State’s Edward Fitzgerald shows importance of courts in saving the wolf

Political science professor Edward Fitzgerald says that over the years the courts have been instrumental in protecting the environment. Continue reading