Erik Wright is a doctoral student at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in Applied Technology in Performance Improvement. The ATPI degree through the College of Information, Learning Technologies Department is a diverse program focusing on the adult educational learning processes, performance improvement, and human resources development. Erik began the program in the fall of 2013 and anticipates graduating in the fall of 2020. He currently holds a Masters of Business Administration from Missouri Southern State University & Northwest Missouri State University. In his undergraduate studies, Erik obtained a BSBA in Management as well as a BSBA in Human Resources Management from MSSU. For the comprehensive exams in his undergraduate study, Erik ranked in the top 15% of all students nation wide who took that exam. Similarly in the comprehensive exams for his MBA he ranked in the top 10%.Erik has continued his academic career and pursued opportunities to teach undergraduate courses through his alma matar at MSSU. He is currently an Adjunct Instructor of Management for the MSSU Plaster School of Business. As a Human Resources professional, Erik has worked in an HR Management role since 2010 and conducted HR activities since 2007. He is currently the Senior Human Resources Manager for Yosemite Hospitality (Aramark Leisure) at Yosemite National Park. He retains a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute as well as a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) through the Society for Human Resources Management.
Erik S. Wright|College of Information | Department of Learning Technologies | University of North Texas