Applied Psychology

An understanding of psychology can be applied to every aspect of professional and personal life. The Department of Applied Psychology offers courses that provide a deep understanding of the self, other people, and how to apply that knowledge to a broad range of professional fields.


Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

  • Louis Cerbo
  • Bary R. Fleet
  • Laurie Hazard
  • Robert Masse
  • Jo-Anne Petrie
  • William Phillips
Deluga, Ronald

Ronald Deluga

Professor, Applied Psychology
Faculty Suite F, Room 2426
EDD, University of Cincinnati
MBA, Xavier University
MS, Miami University
BS, Bowling Green State University

Organizational Psychology, Business and Political Leadership, Positive Psychology, Subordinate-supervisor Relationships

  • American Psychological Association
  • 2017, Honors Program Faculty Member of the Month April, 2017
  • 2016, "Faculty Who Make a Difference"

Zywiak, W. H., Kennedy, K., Deluga, R., Evidence that personality and environment can interact to predict GPA for university students., Global Education, 2017.