Donald Richard Wright Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Donald Richard Wright

Distinguished Teaching Professor of History, Emeritus
State University of New York, College at Cortland

I am a historian (Ph.D, Indiana University, 1976) with books on African and African-American history and on oral traditions from Gambia. I retired in 2007 after 3 decades teaching at a liberal-arts and teacher-training campus of SUNY. I have held professorships or lectureships in China, South Africa (Witwatersrand), and The Citadel (USA); have held fellowships from Fulbright-Hays and NEH; and in 2004 I was Scholar-in-Residence at the Rockefeller Study Center in Bellagio, Italy.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    African, African-American, Atlantic, and global history

Personal Interests

    Running, cooking, reading and writing, planting trees


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