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Thomas Wright Assistant Professor School of Media and CommunicationStrategic Communication
Work Room 212 Weiss Hall Main Campus
Work Phone: 215-204-1886 Work Fax: 215-204-8543

Office Hours:
Fall 2013
Tuesday 8:30-9:15; 2:00-3:00
Wednesday 2:00-4:00
Thursday 8:30-9:15


School Field Degree
Purdue University  Public Address  PhD 
Purdue University  Public Address  MA 
Truman State University  Sociology/Anthropology  BA 

Biographical Information

Dr. Wright joined Temple in August 2004 after completing his MA and Ph.D. at Purdue University. His areas of interest include communication theory (specifically phenomenology and post-modern theory), identity construction, social movement rhetoric, and political communication. Dr. Wright actively participates in the university community as a faculty representative on the Temple University Senate, the General Education Executive Committee, and faculty adviser for the student honors organization Lambda Pi Eta. He also serves as the Course Director for the public speaking program.
When not teaching, Dr. Wright enjoys reading science fiction novels, hiking, and playing with his children.

Teaching Awards:

Title Date Type
Teaching Award for Junior Faculty 05/08 School of Media and Communication
Provost’s Award for Innovative Teaching in General Education 04/11 Temple University
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