Jeffrey Wright is Assistant Professor of Music History in the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at Indiana University South Bend. His research focuses on music history pedagogy as well as twentieth-century music of the United States—both art and popular. Wright has presented his research at both regional and national conferences of the American Musicological Society and at the Society for American Music Conference, and his research has been published in the Journal of Music History Pedagogy and in Oxford Bibliographies Online.
Professor Wright holds both a Ph.D. (2010) and a M.A. (2007) in musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as a B.M.A. (2005) from DePauw University. He has served as an Adjunct Professor in the College of Music at Michigan State University and as an Adjunct Instructor at North Carolina Central University.
Wright is currently the Chair of the Pedagogy Interest Group in the Society for American Music as well as secretary of Region 5 through the National Association of Schools of Music.