Zachary Fragoso

Zachary Fragoso

Doctoral Student

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Zachary Fragoso

Zachary Fragoso is a doctoral student in Industrial Organizational Psychology at Wayne State University. He was born and raised in metropolitan Detroit, where he attended Detroit Catholic Central High School, followed by Wayne State University. Before completing his undergraduate degree, Zachary worked as a paramedic in the city of Detroit. It is this experience in the healthcare field, and his interest in human behavior, that lead him to study Industrial Organizational Psychology.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  •  Research interests include quantitative methods, occupational health, and individual motivation/morale.


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Wayne State University
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) - Wayne State University

Awards and grants

  • Graduate Professional Scholarship (2017) - Wayne State University 

    Early Career Scholarship (2015) - Southern Management Association

Selected publications

Fragoso, Z., Holcombe, K., Alyssa, A.K., Fischer, G., McCluney, C., Friebe, S. (2016) Examining the relative importance of
burnout and engagement in two healthcare samples. Journal of Workplace Health and Safety. In press.

Currently teaching

  •  Quanitative Methods I & II - Wayne State Universiry Mike Illitch School of Business 

Courses taught

Psychometric Theory - Wayne State University 

Psychology of the Workplace - Wayne State University 

Citation index

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