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Nathaniel Wright

Texas Tech University
Assistant Professor
Lubbock, Texas
Dr. Nathaniel Wright received his B.A. and Masters of Public Administration from Binghamton University (2005, 2006); and Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Kansas (2014). Dr. Wright conducts research on the role that social advocacy nonprofits play in creating sustainable neighborhoods and also studies issues related to nonprofit organizational effectiveness and community and economic development. Dr. Wright’s work has appeared in Nonprofit Voluntary Sector Quarterly and is currently working on research related to measuring capacity in community based nonprofits and assessing how arts and culture organizations contribute to community sustainability. He currently serves as an assistant professor in the department of political science at Texas Tech University, and teaches courses in nonprofit management and fund development. Dr. Wright is also ac active member of the lubbock nonprofit community, where he serves on the board of the Ballet Lubbock and as a trustee for the museum association of Texas Tech University.