Dr. Jeffrey Wright
Department Head and Associate Professor of Music
Jeffrey Wright is the Department Head of Music and Performing Arts at Southeastern Louisiana University where he is also Associate Professor of Music. Prior to his appointment at Southeastern, Wright was Department Chair and Associate Professor of Music History at Indiana University South Bend. As a musicologist, Wright's work focuses on 20th-century American music, both art and popular. His primary research focuses on the American composer Samuel Barber and his life and career during World War II. In addition to his musicological work, Wright has published on music history pedagogy and is currently the Chair of the Pedagogy Interest Group for the Society for American Music.