Merydith

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Scott
Professor

Ph.D., Kent State University

Office: 
01-3376
Phone: 
(585) 475-7980
Hours: 

Wednesdays 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fridays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Research Interests: 
Personality Assessment, History of Psychology
Bio: 

Professor Merydith has been at the Rochester Institute of Technology since 2002. He is the former chair of the Department of School Psychology (2002- 2010) and a faculty member in the Department of Psychology since 2011.  He has published in the area of personality assessment with a focus on investigating the effectiveness of validity scales in detecting the response-taking attitudes of adolescents.  Most recently in research focus has been on the history of the mental testing movement in the United States. He is currently at work on a book, The Mental Testing of Ellis Island Immigrants from 1908 – 1918.  Dr. Merydith is also a licensed psychologist in the state of New York.

Positions Held:

  • Assistant Professor, Florida State University, 1992-1997
  • Associate Professor, George Mason University, 1997 – 2002
  • Associate Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2002 – 2008
  • Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2008 - Present