Theresa Wright

Theresa Wright

Theresa Wright

Public Service Associate; State Services and Decision Support
Expertise: Evaluation, Performance Measurement, Survey Research



Theresa Wright directs the Institute of Government’s survey research and evaluation unit, which provides objective and systematic evaluation of government and agency programs on an individual, interdepartmental, and systemwide scale. Dr. Wright has more than 15 years of experience providing consulting, technical assistance, research, and evaluation services to higher education and healthcare communities. Before joining the Institute of Government, she managed her own consulting firm, providing research and evaluation services to state and federal agencies. Among her clients were the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health’s Division of Addictive Diseases and the Academy for Academic Leaders. Dr. Wright also designed and developed the research component of the Federal Higher Education Regulations Study.


Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, University of Georgia; M.A. History, University of Georgia

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Areas of Expertise: development and design of qualitative research, evaluation of higher education and healthcare institutions


The chapel has been restored in a way that allows for its use by a wide variety of university and community groups for plays, concerts, lectures, weddings, meetings, and other special events. The Spalding Theater, which seats 240, and the Conference/Green Room, which seats 45, are rented to the public.

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