Black Doctors Talk Podcast Ep28: Dr. Paul Wright - Social Justice and Social Work

Join us on this week’s Black Doctors Talk Podcast which features our guest, Dr. Paul Wright. Dr. Wright speaks to us on the topics of social justice and social work. Dr. Wright is an Associate Professor at California State University (CSU), Stanislaus in their Master of Social Work Department. He teaches across the social work curriculum in the social work program; however, currently he teaches graduate level courses in Generalist Practice and Advance Practice and a new Social Justice in Social Work course, which he helped develop, that focuses exclusively on social justice issues and oppression. During the podcast, Dr. Wright shares his insights into his struggles and triumphs in academia along his tenure journey. He discusses the role race and racism plays in academia and preparing for work in academia. His research and teaching interests are race, gender and inequality issues, spirituality, social work practice, and pedagogy. Dr. Wright has also taught at two of other campuses in the CSU system, CSU, East Bay and CSU, Monterey Bay. He was the first faculty to join the MSW program at CSU, Monterey Bay and played an instrumental role in building, establishing and launching the MSW program there. Dr. Wright earned a Doctorate in Education with an Emphasis in International and Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. He earned a Masters of Social Work degree with a specialization in School Social Work from San Jose State University in San Jose, California. He earned a B.S. Degree in Counseling and Education from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

Black Doctors Talk Podcast Ep28: Dr. Paul Wright - Social Justice and Social Work



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