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Kelechi Wright, Ph.D.

Kelechi Wright, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Tel: (713) 743-2811
3553 Cullen Boulevard
Agnes Arnold Hall, Room 635
Houston, TX 77204-3047
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Biographical Summary

Kelechi Wright is an assistant professor with a PhD in Social Welfare from the University of Kansas. Her research focuses on structural and benevolent violence and its impact on Black communities. She currently examines specific entities like the criminal legal and juvenile legal system and "mandated reporting" aspects of institutions like child welfare, education and medical systems and the impact of their surveillance on the health and well-being of Black populations.