Thomas Wright

Assistant Professor

Strategic Communication

Weiss Hall, Room 212
1701 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Biography

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.

Education

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

Awards

Title Type of Award Date
Teaching Award for Junior Faculty College 2008
Provost's Award for Innovative Teaching in General Education University 2011