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Robert Wright Bio
Dr. Robert Wright

Robert A. Wright, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Office: Agriculture and Natural Sciences Building, Room 337
Email: rwright@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2577

Professional Profile

Wright joined the WTAMU faculty in 1964. He received a B.S. and an M.S. in range management from New Mexico State University in 1955 and 1960, respectively. He earned a Ph.D. in plant ecology from the University of Arizona in 1965.

Teaching and Related Service

He teaches evolution, wildland soils, introductory biometry, introduction to dendrochronolgy, general ecology, plant ecology, design and analysis of experiments, history of evolutionary thought, and human ecology.

Wright is the author of a number of publications in dendrochronology and plant ecology.

He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and has served in a number of offices in the 
Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division of the AAAS.

Research and Creative Activity

His research interest include the relationship of vegetation to soils.