News and Events


Jul 18, 2014

Tony Aretz received his M.A. in Human Factors from Wright State University and his Ph.D. in engineering psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Tony has been the president of the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio, since 2008.

Matt Smith received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Wright State’s HF/IO program and is currently a senior human factors scientist at the Delphi Electronics and Safety Division in Kokomo, Indiana.


Jun 10, 2014
Cover of "And WE Remained"

Junaid Asad, who earned a Master of Science in Psychology (Human Factors) from Wright State University in 2005, just released his first novel "And WE Remained".  Set in the 1990's, it follows a group of friends as they deal with the socio-economic and cultural transformations taking place in Bangalore, India.


May 30, 2014
Wright State and three other institutions of higher learning pledged to continue recruiting more women to tenure-track faculty positions in STEM disciplines.
Feb 4, 2014

Emilie Fillion, who completed her playing career for the Wright State women's soccer team this past fall, has signed a professional contract with FC Twente of the Dutch Premier League.

Jan 27, 2014

Wright State University student researchers honored for their work to improve GPS navigation systems in motor vehicles.

Jan 22, 2014

Wright State University is among the top third of universities worldwide in faculty research productivity in the field of industrial organizational psychology, a new study shows.

Jan 13, 2014
Journal Cover - The Industrial Psychologist
In the January 2014 issue of The Industrial Organizational Psychologist, the Wright State University Department of Psychology Industrial Organizational Doctoral Program was ranked 20th out of 60 programs evaluated in research productivity between 2003 and 2012 based on top ten I-O Psychology-oriented journals.  This ranking is an improvement of 23 positions from the previous productivity study for 1999 to 2003 and shows the quality research being conducted at Wright State in Industrial...
Dec 19, 2013

As the Department of Psychology's Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Netty Yount served Wright State University for over 19 years.  Netty will be retiring December 20th and her knowledge, optimism, and dedication to the university will be greatly missed.  Good luck Netty on all your retirement endeavors.  

Oct 11, 2013

The Ohio State University, Wright State University and nine other Ohio colleges and universities will share a $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant over the next five years...

Oct 11, 2013
Picture of front page of newsletter

The Fall 2013 Human Factors / Industrial-Organizational Graduate Program Newsletter is out.  Find out what our faculty and students have been up to since the spring semester.  Learn about the programs and where they are going in the future and what people are publishing.  Check it out now.