News and Events


Nov 7, 2016
David Womeldorff BA, Selected Studies, 1979 MA, Applied Behavior Sciences, 1989 David Emerald Womeldorff is co-founder of the Bainbridge Leadership Center, where his passion is supporting individuals, teams, and organizations in leading and working from an outcome-focused and passion-powered orientation. His principals and frameworks are based on over 30 years of experience working with a wide range of individuals and organizations. Writing under the pen name of David Emerald, he is the author...
Oct 31, 2016
Applied Behavioral Sciences Alumna, Candice Flowers-Taylor is making great student impact and academic strides. Professor Flowers-Taylor currently teaches as full time faculty in both the WSU’s Sociology & Anthropology department and the ABS program.
Oct 7, 2016
Peer mentors have been positively identified by faculty and staff as a student in great standing and possessing great leadership skills.  Mentors possess knowledge regarding campus and community resources which can be articulated and shared with the new students. Peer mentors are distinguished voluntary positions that are designed to provide support to new/incoming students throughout their graduate school experience. The goal of the program is to foster academic excellence through peer-to-peer...
Oct 5, 2016
The Applied Behavioral Sciences Program is pleased to highlight Major Wendy Stiver. Major Stiver has worked as an adjunct faculty member with the ABS program for a number of years. Students have benefited from her experiences in law enforcement, by taking her ABS7600 classes in criminal justice, participating in internships and most recently by working with Major Stiver in the completion of research projects. The ABS program congratulates major Stiver on her on recent promotion to major within...
Sep 26, 2016
The ABS Orientation for new and incoming students took place on August 23, 2016 and student’s part-took in a half day graduate school and ABS orientation. Students meet their new cohort, were introduced to peer mentors and reviewed program expectations and meet ABS faculty. What a great group! 
Sep 25, 2016
Dr. LaFleur Small is the new Applied Behavioral Science program director effective Fall 2016.  Dr. Small received her Ph.D. in 2005 from the University of Miami, Coral Gables Florida.  She joined the Wright State University family in 2004 and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology/Anthropology, as well as an Associate Professor of Geriatrics with the Boonshoft School of Medicine.  Dr. Small’s field of expertise includes Medical Sociology, Health Care Utilization, HIV/AIDS,...
Sep 22, 2015
The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling.
Apr 30, 2015
The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences.
Feb 20, 2015
Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS disciplines enjoys exponential growth in the past year.
Feb 9, 2015
Sociology professor Karen Lahm has spent her career studying prisons and their populations and most recently researched female inmate misconduct.