Theresa Wright serves as Associate Director and leads the Institute of Government’s Survey Research and Evaluation Support division. Wright also serves as Director of Assessment and Evaluation for the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach at UGA. The Survey Research and Evaluation Support division provides rigorous and systematic evaluation and applied research services to state agencies, local governments, the university community, and not-for-profit entities. Wright has focused her career on understanding how the knowledge and resources of the university and research communities can assist state and local governments in developing prescient and effective policies for their citizens. Wright has more than 25 years of experience providing consulting; evaluation; survey, mixed-methods, and qualitative research; and technical assistance services to the education, justice, social and human services, and healthcare communities.
Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, University of Georgia; M.A. History, University of Georgia
Areas of Expertise: survey research, program evaluation, research design, qualitative and mixed-methods research