News and Events


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.

Sep 5, 2013

August 14th, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jeffrey Cowgill and Shruti Kesari (staff in the Department of Psychology and Wright State alumni) co-chaired a session titled "Human Performance and Interaction in Virtual Environments" at the 12th IFAC/IFIP/IFORS/IEA Symposium on Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of Human-Machine Systems.  Jeff and Shruti, along with Caitlan Rizzardo (Department of Psychology Graduate Student) and Dr. Thomas Wischgoll (WSU Faculty, Department of Computer Science and...

Aug 30, 2013
Matthew Shively, M.S.

The Department of Psychology welcomes a new member to the faculty, Matthew Shively, M.S..  Matthew will be overseeing the Introductory Psychology (1010) courses, including new and innovative teaching techniques to both the lectures and labs.  He is a great addition to our team.

Matthew Shively's research interests include memory and cognitive psychology, along with studying innovations in teaching psychology. Although his research interests are along these lines, he also enjoys...

Aug 14, 2013

In today’s world, many individuals and groups have threatened to attack the United States with biological weapons. They have targeted laboratories, biotech...