Social Sciences and International Studies

Wright State historical archaeologist Lance Greene nominated for North Carolina literary award

Lance Greene, professor of anthropology, is a finalist for the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award for “Their Determination to Remain: A Cherokee Community’s Resistance to the Trail of Tears in North Carolina.” Continue reading

Community mediator

Wright State alumna Raven Cruz Loaiza leads the Mediation Response Unit for the City of Dayton. Continue reading

Wright State staff and faculty honored for excellence

Wright State University has recognized select staff and faculty members for their vital contributions to the university with Awards for Excellence. Continue reading

2021–2022 Frederick A. White Distinguished Professor of Service Award

Daniel Warshawsky

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2021–2022

Daniel Warshawsky, associate professor of geography, has given tireless service to Wright State and the Dayton community. Continue reading

What a difference a day makes

First-time donors on the Wright Day to Give talk about what motivated them and why they continue to give

One couple shares their motivation behind giving, and one grad shares how his gift as a student influenced him to continue to pay it forward. Continue reading

Energizing entrepreneurs

Wright State helps position aspiring entrepreneurs for success

Meet several alumni and students making their mark as successful entrepreneurs. Continue reading

New school structure will facilitate interdisciplinary learning and teaching in College of Liberal Arts

College of Liberal Arts logo

The College of Liberal Arts has reorganized into the schools of Fine and Performing Arts, Humanities and Cultural Studies, and Social Sciences and International Studies. Continue reading

Wright State University Foundation welcomes new trustees

Wright State alumni Tony Alexander, Bob Reynolds and Loghan Young and graduate student Doniska Taylor joined the Wright State University Foundation Board of Trustees. Continue reading

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

Wright State alumna Amy Riegel named executive director of state homeless coalition

Wright State political science graduate Amy Riegel works to end homelessness and promotes decent, safe, fair, affordable housing for all. Continue reading