Assistant Professor in Psychology
The intersection between clinical psychology, depression, gender, development, emotion regulation. Specifically: gender and developmental differences in and risks for depression; Risk, resiliency and depression prevention; emotion regulation, self-focused attention, rumination and reflection; coping, and development;
psychosomatic obstetrics and gynecology and affective disorders (i.e., postpartum depression and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder)
Professor Wright is currently working on predictors of different forms of self-focused attention, particularly rumination, and reflection, and in distraction, and how those forms of emotion regulation are related to depression. This research is undertaken from a developmental framework
University of Iowa, Ph.D.
University of Iowa, M.A.
University of Colorado, B.A.
Adams State College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Professor of the Year - Simons College (2005)
|PSYC||1a||Introduction to Psychology|
|PSYC||2a||Psychological and Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Health|
|PSYC||36b||Adolescence and the Transition to Maturity|
|PSYC||52a||Research Methods and Laboratory in Psychology|
|PSYC||160b||Seminar on Sex Differences|