Graham W Wright

Lecturer

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Contact

Email: gwwri@brandeis.edu
Office: Lown Center for Judaica Studies 314B
Phone: 781-736-2134
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Expertise

American Politics, Quantitative Methods, Survey Research, American Jews, Political Philosophy, Public Policy.

Courses

  • HS 406f - Multilevel Modeling Methods
  • HS 510a - Applied Design and Analysis

Degrees

  • Brandeis University
    Ph.D.
  • Brandeis University
    M.P.P.
  • Connecticut College
    B.A.

Graham W Wright

Lecturer

Profile

Graham Wright is an associate research scientist at the Steinhardt Social Research Institute and the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies. He received his PhD and MPP from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

Graham has published articles on American political attitudes and political theory in the journals Political Behavior and The Journal of Public Deliberation, articles on survey methodology in the journals Survey Practice and The Journal of the International Association for Official Statistics, and has co-authored a number of articles related to Israel attitudes and Jewish life in Contemporary Jewry, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, and The Jewish Journal of Sociology.

His work at CMJS primarily focuses on the ongoing evaluation of Birthright Israel and studies of US undergraduates. He teaches classes in quantitative design and analysis, survey research methods, and multilevel modeling at the Heller school.

His other research interests include American public opinion and ideology, social science research methods, and epistemology.

Scholarship

  • Wright, Graham W; Saxe, Leonard; Wald, Kenneth. "Is Criticism Disloyal? American Jews’ Attitudes towards Israel." Politics & Religion (2020). (forthcoming)
  • Teresa Kroeger & Graham Wright. "The Role of Entrepreneurship in the Racial Wealth Gap." Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference, Denver, CO. November 7-9, 2019.
  • Wright, Graham W; Saxe, Leonard. "Not every campus is a political battlefield." The Conversation 12/1/2019.
  • Graham Wright, Shahar Hecht, Michelle Shain, Leonard Saxe and Stephanie Howland. Politics on the Quad: Students Report on Division and Disagreement at Five US Universities. Waltham, MA Steinhardt Social Research Institute: 2019.
  • Saxe, Leonard; Shain, Michelle; Wright, Graham W; Hecht, Shahar. Israel, Politics, and Birthright Israel: Findings from the Summer 2017 Cohort. Waltham, MA Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies: 2019.
  • Wright, Graham W. "Deliberation, Integration, and the “Crisis of Democracy.”." Relational Coordination Research Collaborative Annual Roundtable, Denver, CO. 10/11/2019.
  • Wright, Graham W. "Integrative Democracy: Mary Parker Follett’s Integration and Deliberative Democracy." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference., Chicago, IL. 04/06/2019.
  • Wright, Graham W; Hecht, Shahar; Saxe, Leonard. Birthright's Impact on Five Jewish Identity Groups: Findings from the Summer 2018 Cohort. Waltham, MA Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies: 2019.
  • Wright, Graham W; Ken Wald, Nicholas Rudnick. "Tolerance of Controversial Speakers on the College Campus: An Experimental Test of the Principle-Implementation Gap." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. 04/05/2019.
  • Wright, Graham W; Shain, Michelle; Hecht, Shahar; Saxe, Leonard. Race, Community, and Belonging: Revisiting Student Concerns at Brandeis University.. Waltham, MA Steinhardt Social Research institute: 2019.
  • Wright, Graham Whitaker. "Integrative Democracy: Mary Parker Follett’s Integration and Deliberative Democracy." Journal of Public Deliberation 15. 1 (2019).
  • Wright, Graham. "From Domination to Integration: Dealing with Polarized Views of Race in Contemporary American Politics." The Future of Progressivism: Applying Follettian Thinking to Contemporary Issues. Ed. Margaret Stout. Claremont, CA: Process Century Press., 2019
  • Wright, Graham. "The Political Implications of American Concerns About Economic Inequality." Political Behavior 40. 2 (2018): 321-343.
  • Wright, Graham. "Politics on the Quad: Comfort Discussing Contentious Political Issues on Campus." Northeast Political Science Association (NPSA) Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. November, 2017.
  • Wright, Graham; Shain, Michelle; Hecht, Shahar; Saxe, Leonard. The Limits of Hostility: Students Report on Antisemitism and Anti-Israel Sentiment at Four US Universities. Waltham, MA Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University.: 2017.
  • Saxe, Lenoard; Wright, Graham; Hecht, Shahar; Shain, Michelle; Sasson, Ted; Chertok, Fern. Hotspots of Antisemitism and Anti-Israel Hostility on US Campuses. Waltham, MA Steinhardt Social Research Institute, Brandeis University: 2016.
  • Saxe, Leonard; Chertok, Fern; Wright, Graham; Shain, Michelle, Hecht, Shahar; Koren, Annette. All together separate: Race, ethnicity, and religion on the Brandeis campus.. Waltham, MA Steinhardt Social Research Institute, Brandeis University: 2016.
  • Shain, Michelle, Chertok, Fern; Wright, Graham, Hecht, Shahar; Koren, Annette, Geller, Richard; Saxe, Leonard. Diversity, Pressure, and Divisions on the University of Pennsylvania Campus.. Waltham, MA Steinhardt Social Research Institute, Brandeis University: 2016.
  • Wright, Graham Whitaker. "The Social Positioning of American Political Ideology." Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference.. Chicago, IL. April, 2016.
  • Wright, Graham. "An Empirical Examination of the Relationship between Nonresponse Rate and Nonresponse Bias." Statistical Journal of the IAOS: Journal of the International Association for Official Statistics 31. 2 (2015).
  • Sasson, Ted; Shain, Michelle; Hecht, Shahar; Wright, Graham; Saxe, Leonard. "Does Taglit Birthright Israel Foster Long-Distance Nationalism?." Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 20. 4 (2014): 438-454.
  • Wright, Graham. "Assessing Bias in Surveys of Rare Populations Using Probability-based Online Panels." Statistics Canada’s 2013 International Symposium on Methodological Issues, Ottawa, Canada. October, 2013.
  • Wright, Graham. "Removing “Cliff Effects” in Massachusetts Subsidized Child Care." Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference. Washington, DC. November, 2013.
  • Kadushin, Charles, Wright, Graham; Shain, Michelle; Saxe, Leonard. "How Socially Integrated into Mainstream America are Young American Jews?." Contemporary Jewry 32. 2 (2012): 167-187.
  • Wright, Graham; Peugh, Jordan. "Surveying Rare Populations Using a Probability-based Online Panel." Survey Practice 5. 3 (2012).
  • Kadushin, Charles; Wright, Graham, Shain, Michelle. "Ego Network Indicators of Jewish Young People’s Integration." International Network of Social Network Analysis (INSNA) Sunbelt Conference, St Pete's, FL. March, 2011.