Party affiliation: Democrat
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.
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.
- The Great American Crime Myth (Contributions in Criminology and Penology)
- This is a cogent, although admittedly not unbiased, analysis of misconceptions about crime and the criminal justice system.