Rachel Wright, PhD


  • BA, Political Science, Brigham Young University - Hawaii
  • MSW, emphasis in public services, University of Utah
  • PhD, University of Utah


  • Reproductive Health and Autonomy
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Macro Social Work
  • Policy Practice

Biography: Dr. Wright has worked with reproductive health organizations as a researcher, community organizer, and manager of public affairs and policy, and with refugee resettlement agencies as a caseworker, program developer, and community liaison. She has over a decade of experience teaching both online and in person in higher education. Her current published research focuses on reproductive health, emergency contraceptive decision-making, and rural social work practice and education.

Curriculum Vitae: view

Title: Associate Professor, BSW Program Director
Department: Department of Social Work

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8208

Fax: (828) 262-8066

Office address
LLHS 531