James E. Wright II


M.A.T.S., Liberty University, John W. Rawlings School of Divinity, 2020
Ph.D., Department of Public Administration & Public Policy, American University, 2018
M.P.P., Pepperdine University, School of Public Policy, 2014
B.S., University of Southern California (USC), 2012

Courses Taught

Econometrics (PAD 5907)
Equity in Public Administration (PAD 5935)
Quantitative Analysis in Public Administration (PAD5701)
The Profession of Public Administration (PAD5050)
Florida’s Incarcerated Women (PAD5907)

Awards & Honors

2022: Center for Antiracist Research, Boston University (41,850)
2022: APPAM Equity & Inclusion Young Professionals Fellowship
2022: NASPAA Social Justice Curriculum Award
2021: SPA Section on Democracy and Justice Article Award

Professional Experience

Faculty Affiliate, Institute of Politics

James E. Wright II

Associate Professor, Co-Director of The Social Justice and Innovation Lab

Areas of Interest: Public Management, Public Administration, Public Policy, Criminal Justice, Social Justice, Critical Race Theory

656 Bellamy

By appointment



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