Thomas Wright

Thomas Wright

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Strategic Communication

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


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.


PhDPublic AddressPurdue University
MAPublic AddressPurdue University
BASociology/AnthropologyTruman State University


TitleType of AwardDate
Teaching Award for Junior FacultyCollege2008
Provost's Award for Innovative Teaching in General EducationUniversity2011