Portrait of Danielle Wright

Director of Academic Affairs; Associate Professor

Danielle Wright, Ph.D. is the Director of Academics and Associate Professor with the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP). She is interested in the use of an applied focus to engineering, policy, and technology in addressing urban issues around city and community resilience. Dr. Wright comes to CUSP having served as associate director for the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA), and as faculty at the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education Department of Leadership and Policy. Her expertise includes policy implementation and analysis, public engagement, and city and community resilience.