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Kevin Neil Wright

Kevin Neil Wright, criminal justice educator. Fellowship Will Keith Kellogg Foundation, 1986-1990; principal investigator National Institute Justice, 1983-1985. Board directors Transitional Opportunities Corporation, Binghamton, since 1991, Crime Victims Assistance Center, Binghamton, since 1990; member Conditional Release Commission, Broome County, New York, since 1990. Member American Society Criminology, Academy Criminal Justice.

Background

  • Wright, Kevin Neil was born on April 9, 1951 in Childress, Texas, United States. Son of William Neil and Beth (Jackson) Wright.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Sam Houston State University, 1972. Master of Arts, Sam Houston State University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1977.

    Career

    • Assistant professor public policy Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, 1976-1978. Assistant professor criminal justice University Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1978-1980. Associate professor criminal justice State University of New York, Binghamton, 1980-1992, professor, since 1992.

      Visiting fellow Federal Bureau Prisons, Washington, 1989-1990, 91-92. Consultant Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler Peat Marwick, Washington, 1990.

    Works

    • Author: The Great American Crime Myth, 1985. Editor: Crime and Criminal Justice in a Declining Economy, 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Transitional Opportunities Corporation, Binghamton, since 1991, Crime Victims Assistance Center, Binghamton, since 1990. Member Conditional Release Commission, Broome County, New York, since 1990. Member American Society Criminology, Academy Criminal Justice.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain climbing, bicycling, cross country skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Karen Elizabeth Stoeckel, October 25, 1975. Children: April Eve, William Neil World War II.
    • father: William Neil Wright
    • mother: Beth (Jackson) Wright
    • spouse: Karen Elizabeth Stoeckel
    • children: April Eve Wright
    • William Neil World War II Wright
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    Born April 9, 1951
    (age 66)
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