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educator , Video producer

Georgia Sommers Wright, American educator, video producer. Grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993-1994; named Chevalier in the Order of Academic Palms, Government of France, 1989. Member National Coalition of Indiana Scholars (editor 1986-1993), Institute for History Study (president 1985-1987, since 1995).

Background

Wright, Georgia Sommers was born on January 23, 1937 in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Ben and Mary (Crosby) Sommers.

Education

Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1959; Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1966; Master of Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley, 1981.

Career

Visiting lectr, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1962, 64; visiting lectr, University of California, Berkeley, 1966-1967; visiting lectr, University of California, Davis, 1967-1968; assistant professor, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1968-1976; visiting associate professor, Stanford (California) U. Co-director Limestone Sculpture Provenance Project, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Director, produced 2 education videos. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member National Coalition of Indiana Scholars (editor 1986-1993), Institute for History Study (president 1985-1987, since 1995).

Connections

Married David Herndon Wright, July 14, 1967. 1 child, Elizabeth.

father:
Ben Sommers

mother:
Mary (Crosby) Sommers

spouse:
David Herndon Wright

child:
Elizabeth Wright