UCF on WKMG Local 6 discussing homelessness

This Sunday, August 12, WKMG Local 6 presented an in-depth discussion about homelessness in Central Florida with HFUW President and CEO Robert H. Brown and Dr. Jim Wright from the University of Central Florida. The segment was part of Flashpoint with Lauren Rowe and can be viewed by clicking here.

A longtime supporter of United Way, Dr. Wright serves on HFUW’s Alleviating Hunger & Homelessness Cabinet; has authored 22 books; and is a nationally-noted expert on homelessness and poverty.

James D. Wright is an author, educator, and the Provost’s Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Central Florida.  Wright also serves as the Director of the UCF Institute for Social and Behavioral Sciences, as editor-in-chief of the journal Social Science Research, and as editor-in-chief of the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, forthcoming in 2015 from Elsevier.  He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin in 1973 and taught at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Tulane University before coming to UCF in 2001.  He has published twenty-one books and more than 300 journal articles, book chapters, essays, reviews, and polemics on topics ranging from poverty to homelessness to guns in America to NASCAR to survey and evaluation research methods.

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