Faculty Profile

Citizen sensing to insights, predictions and decisions

Wright State professor Amit Sheth is a leader in combining computer science with social media
Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth finds commercial success with a software system that analyzes big data on social media sites. 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

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

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

Wright State’s Allen Hunt develops model to measure vegetation growth that offers promise in agriculture, climate prediction

Physic professor Allen Hunt details his latest research in the Valdose Zone Journal, published by the Soil Science Society of America. Continue reading

Wright State professor Julian Gomez-Cambronero to be recognized in his native Spain for scientific work

Wright State scientist Julian Gomez-Cambronero will receive the prestigious Communications Award conferred by Cadena SER. Continue reading

Workings of protein hold keys to new cancer treatments

Kwang-Jin Cho, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, is working to find better anti-cancer drugs in his lab. 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

Workplace violations

Wright State psychology professor Nathan Bowling releases book on workplace aggression

“Research and Theory on Workplace Aggression,” co-edited by Nathan Bowling, examines research on aggression in the workplace. Continue reading