Professional Psychology

Cheryl Meyer named vice provost for faculty affairs

Cheryl Meyer, associate dean of the School of Professional Psychology, joined the Wright State faculty in 1997. Continue reading

Prevent defense

Wright State faculty member Gokce Ergun works to educate the community about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Gokce Ergun, associate professor in the School of Professional Psychology, calls Fetal Alcohol Spectrum the No. 1 preventable cause of intellectual disability. Continue reading

Wright State’s Ellis Human Development Institute offering free psychological first-aid for those impacted by Dayton tornadoes

Staff are available to talk about the impact of the experience on affected individuals, their friends and families and help them mobilize their strengths and seek support. Continue reading

Wright State School of Professional Psychology to mark 40th anniversary with open house on April 10

Duke E. Ellis Human Development Institute

The School of Professional Psychology will hold an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at the Wright State Ellis Human Development Institute. Continue reading

For our students

Wright State University’s annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign (CSIC) continues to impact students

Wright State University’s faculty, staff and retirees may donate to more than 1,900 scholarships and programs during the 2019 CSIC campaign “For Our Students.” Continue reading

Wright State University exploring partnership opportunities with Verily Life Sciences to combat opioid crisis

Wright State is exploring opportunities to join community organizations to collaborate with Verily Life Sciences in the launch of a full-service treatment ecosystem based on the critical need in local communities. Continue reading

Taking care

Wright State grad student Sara Martinko to present her poster on stroke caregiving at national psychology conference

Research by Sara Martinko, a graduate student in the School of Professional Psychology, was influenced by her mother’s stroke. Continue reading

SOPP research cited by DDN

Duke E. Ellis Human Development Institute

Research by Jeff Cigrang, associate professor in the Wright State School of Professional Psychology, and his doctoral students is cited in an article in the Dayton Daily News on the city of Dayton’s efforts to curb prostitution. Cigrang found that nearly all … Continue reading

Actively engaged

Wright State graduate student Janelle Dixon serving national leadership position in The Association of Black Psychologists’ Student Circle     

Janelle Dixon plans to turn her passion for social justice advocacy to pursue a career as a forensic psychologist after earning a doctoral degree from the Wright State School of Professional Psychology. Continue reading

Psychological moment

Wright State graduate student Gillian LaRue serving national leadership position in The Association of Black Psychologists’ Student Circle

Gillian LaRue is pursuing a PsyD. at the Wright State School of Professional Psychology and hopes to work with patients at a state mental hospital after graduating. Continue reading