April 22, 2014 - Dr. Wright is the founder and director of theÂ Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ), and is also a
professor of Sociology at Dillard University in New Orleans. She hasÂ veteran advocate for environmental justice,
committed DSCEJ to focusing on restoring the city of New Orleans and its residents affected by Hurricane Katrina.
In 1994, her exemplary research and advisory to former President Bill Clinton landed her a place at the White House
signing of the Executive Order on Environmental Justice.