education and training
- Ph.D. in History, Duke University - (Durham, North Carolina, United States) 1977
- M.A. in History, University of Kentucky - (Lexington, Kentucky, United States) 1974
- B.A. in History, University of Kentucky - (Lexington, Kentucky, United States) 1972
- Wright, G. C. (1995). The Contexts of Southern Lynchings: New Answers to Old Questions. The Georgia Historical Quarterly. 79(2), 407-417.
- Wright, G. C. (1983). Black Political Insurgency in Louisville, Kentucky: The Lincoln Independent Party of 1921. The Journal of Negro History. 68(1), 8-23.
- Wright, G. C. (1982). Oral History and the Search for the Black Past in Kentucky. Oral History Review. 10(1), 73-91.
- Wright, G. C. (1980). The NAACP and Residential Segregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1914-1917. The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society. 78(1), 39-54.
- Wright, G. C. (2004). Life Behind a Veil Blacks in Louisville, Kentucky, 1865--1930. LSU Press.
- Wright, G. C. (1996). Racial Violence in Kentucky, 1865--1940 Lynchings, Mob Rule, and \"Legal Lynchings\". LSU Press.
- Wright, G. C. (1992). A History of Blacks in Kentucky: In pursuit of equality, 1890-1980. University Press of Kentucky.
- Wright, G. (1999). Growing Up Segregated. Jacoway, E., & Williams, C. F. (Eds.), Understanding the Little Rock Crisis: an Exercise in Remembrance and Reconciliation. (pp. 45-56). University of Arkansas Press.
- Wright, G. (1997). Lessons I Learned from My Teachers. Reinhartz, J., & Beach, D. M. (Eds.), Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School Focus on Curriculum. Prentice Hall.
- Wright, G. (1997). The Legal Executions of Kentucky Blacks. Brundage, W. F. (Eds.), Under Sentence of Death Lynching in the South. (pp. 250-270). UNC Press Books.
awards and honors
- Silver Spurs Centennial Teaching Fellowship conferred by The University of Texas at Austin - (Austin, Texas, United States) - This fellowship lasted until 1988. 1987
recent teaching activities