Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Instructor of Political Science

Director of Delta Studies Center


  • Graduate Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Boston, MA
  • ABD, Southern New Hampshire University (Community Economic Development)
  • MA Southern New Hampshire University (Community Economic Development)
  • MPA, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro (Public Administration)
  • BA, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro (Geography)

Teaching Specialties

  • Introduction to U.S. Government
  • Introduction to Politics
  • Public Policy and Power
  • Black Politics

Research Interests

  • Community Economic Development
  • Veteran's Programs
  • Politics
  • Women's Rights


  • AState Alumni Association Board
  • Housing Assistance Council, Washington, D.C.
  • Delta Leadership Network

Peggy Wright

Contact Information

P: 870-680-8214
F: (870) 972-2720


Building: Liberal Arts and Communications
Room: 3054