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Department of Botany|College of Arts and Sciences

Brianna Wright

AP Lecturer
Specialization: Teaching and Learning in Life Sciences

Office: Aven Nelson, 138B
Phone: 307-766-2923


B.S in Biology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2005
M.S. in Botany, University of Wyoming, 2007


LIFE 1020 - Life Science
LIFE 4975/4976 - Practicum in Laboratory Teaching

Lab Coordinator:
LIFE 2023 - The Biology of Plants and Fungi
LIFE 1003 - Current Issues in Biology

Research Emphasis

Brianna's current research interests include developing best teaching practices for Life Sciences lectures and labs by incorporating meaningful assessment strategies within and across courses.  She is currently working on developing critical reading and writing assessment through service learning for LIFE 1020 at the University of Wyoming.

Current Research Projects

  • Designing laboratory experiences for LIFE 1003 and improving labs for LIFE 2023
  • Implementing critical reading and writing assessment in LIFE 1020
  • Incorporating service learning projects in LIFE 1020

Selected Publications

Wright, B.R. and D.B. Tinker.  In Review.  Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.) dynamics in young, postfire forests in Yellowstone National Park, Northwestern Wyoming.  Natural Areas Journal.


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