Faculty

Wright State sociologist Marlese Durr wins prestigious Jessie Bernard Award

The American Sociological Association honored Marlese Durr for expanding the horizons of sociology to fully encompass the role of women in society. Continue reading

Carol Loranger appointed vice provost for faculty affairs at Wright State

Carol Loranger, the former associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, had served as interim vice provost for faculty affairs since October 2021. Continue reading

Wright State University faculty bargaining unit changes

The Wright State Administration has been notified by the AAUP-WSU of a move to add 10 School of Professional Psychology faculty to the existing bargaining unit. Continue reading

Beloved Wright State professor, prolific writer, retires with a legacy among electronics students

Marian Kazimierczuk, professor emeritus of electrical engineering, continues to advise doctoral students and teach, despite retiring last year. Continue reading

Sharing the joy of music

The legacy of former Wright State professor Mel Goldfinger lives on through his love of music

The late Mel Goldfinger’s beloved collection of instruments was donated to the Wright State School of Music. Continue reading

Alumna Nella Ludlow returns to Wright State to lead quantum computing program

Nella Ludlow is responsible for building a research team in quantum computing and pursuing partnerships with the Defense Department, the Air Force and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Continue reading

Paul Lockhart, Peggy Kelly named Faculty Fellows at the Center for Faculty Excellence

Peggy Kelly was named the Faculty Fellow for Pedagogy and Paul Lockhart is the Faculty Fellow for Scholarship. Continue reading

Sociologists for Women in Society honors Marlese Durr with prestigious feminist lecturer award

Marlese Durr, professor of sociology, will give a lecture for the Sociologists for Women in Society and at a selected college campus. Continue reading

Book season

English faculty member Erin Flanagan publishes her first novel, with a second on the way

After releasing two short story collections, Erin Flanagan, a professor of English language and literatures at Wright State, published “Deer Season” earlier this fall. Continue reading

Expanding opportunities

Harry Khamis, professor emeritus and former director of the Statistical Consulting Center, hopes his estate gift will help recruit more diverse students to the field of statistics

Retired Wright State faculty member Harry Khamis made a bequest in his estate to establish an endowed fund to support the Statistical Consulting Center and students studying statistics. Continue reading