Danielle Wright

Danielle  Wright
Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
Associate Director, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts

Phone: +1 512 471 4728
Email: d.wright@austin.utexas.edu
Office: GWB

Dr. Danielle C. H. Wright is the Associate Director for the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA). Dr. Wright oversees all policy, research and strategic planning for the center and has over twenty years of experience in higher education, community engagement, and strategic consulting. Dr. Wright served as higher education administrator at New York University, The University of Texas at Austin, and as faculty at The University of Texas at Austin and The New School, NY, where she taught courses on policy, critical lines of inquiry and qualitative research methods. Dr. Wright’s areas of expertise include higher education and community engagement. Her research areas cover critical inquiry, race and identity, social cultural analysis, resiliency, critical policy analysis, and P-20 education.