Thomas Wright, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Dr. Thomas WrightAssistant Professor  
Coordinator, Mathematics Education
Director of UNO Mathletics


Office: 342V Bicentennial Education Center
Phone: 504-280-6524 


Educational Background:

Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, The University of New Orleans, 2009
M.A., Educational Administration, Xavier University of New Orleans, 2014
M.B.A., Business Administration, The University of New Orleans, 2007
B.S., Computer Information Systems, Louisiana Tech University, 2001
B.A., Music/Organ Performance, Louisiana Tech University, 2001

Dr. Wright’s current research interests include improving teaching and learning of math and science through the Lesson Study Process, early childhood mathematics education, the role of environment during mathematics instruction, the impact of structured and free play for children, and teacher representation in non-union schools/systems. He has won several local and regional teaching awards including: New Orleans Saints Middle School Teacher (2013); Edward Hynes Charter School Teacher of the Year (2014); Orleans Parish School Board District Teacher of the Year (2014). He currently serves as Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education at The University of New Orleans where he teaches mathematics education courses focusing on Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, and High School.

External Links

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NACM)  
Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics (LATM)
Pontchartrain Astronomy Society (PAS)