Faculty

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

Wright State English professor Crystal B. Lake receives National Endowment for Humanities grant

The grant will support work by Crystal B. Lake and a team of researchers to create an innovative scholarly digital edition of “Vetusta Monumenta,” a series of prints documenting rare antiquities. Continue reading

Robert L. Mott Jr. named medical director of CTRA

Robert Mott is retired U.S. Army colonel with 22 years of experience in population medicine, medical education, research, policy development, international health, corporate medicine and medical leadership. Continue reading

Wright State’s HAPI Lab for high school students becomes focus of national interest

The outreach program was developed to promote, enrich and inform high school students about the anatomy and physiology of the human body Continue reading

Wright State engineering professor Maher Amer wins prestigious engineering fellowship at Saudi Arabian university

Maher Amer, a mechanical and materials engineering professor, will research the next generation of solar cells, as a Fulbright Scholar at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. Continue reading