Assistant Professor - Drexel University, School of Education
Bio:Christopher G. Wright is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education’s Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Program at Drexel University. Dr. Wright’s research deploys critical perspectives while engaging in design-based research. Utilizing critical perspectives to explore how young people think, learn, and participate, Dr. Wright calls attention to the cultural and political contexts within which these constructs emerge, as well as the consequences for engaging in design work. Informed by his teaching experiences with young people from historically marginalized communities, Dr. Wright’s work explores opportunities for privileging the voice of minoritzed individuals in efforts of collaboratively reimagine STEM learning spaces that affirm, cultivate, and build upon the intellectual and linguistic resources of research partners.