Ph.D., Kent State University
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.
- 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