Christina Wright

Christina Wright

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Phone: 678-839-6510 | Fax: 678-839-0611

Email:  clwright@westga.edu

Office: Melson Hall

Biography

Christina Wright is currently working on completing her dissertation, which focuses on how religious leaders legitimize their perspectives on issues related to sexual orientation. She holds a Masters of Divinity from Harvard University and a Bachelors of Science in Learning & Organizational Development from Northwestern University. Her academic interests include social psychology, community psychology, critical studies, meaning making and the relationship between self and society, qualitative research methods, sexuality, and the intersection of race, gender, and sexuality. At UWG, she has taught Sexuality and Spirituality, Human Growth & Development, Culture & Psychology, and Introduction to Psychology. At Harvard, she was a teaching assistant for Marshall Ganz in his course on community organizing. She has experience as a community organizer working with religious communities on issues of social justice and has served on several boards of directors for religious social justice organizations. She previously worked at the Cleveland Clinic in spiritual care and social work and currently works with youth and families involved in the Department of Juvenile Justice and Department of Family and Children Services in Georgia.


Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • PSYC-1101 (Intro to General Psychology)    
    • PSYC-3010 (Human Growth and Development)    
    • PSYC-4085 (Sexuality & Spirituality)    
    • PSYC-4350 (Culture and Psychology)    
  • Fall 2014 Sections
    • PSYC-1101 (Intro to General Psychology) Section: N04   [View Syllabus]