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Ph.D., Kent State University

(585) 475-7980

Fall 2181
Wednesday, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Or by appointment.

Research Interests: 
Personality Assessment, History of Psychology

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