Dr. Brian Wright
Dr. Brian WrightJohnson County Community College

Professor of Political Science at Johnson County Community College, director of the JCCC food pantry, and faculty adviser to the JCCC Model United Nations, Brian has prepared award-receiving teams for competitions at major college-level Model United Nations conferences. He earned his Ph.D. from Kent State University and MA from Duquesne University with publications in Politics and Policy, the Journal of Human Rights, and Environmental Politics. He is a current board member and past president of the United Nations Association of Greater Kansas City.

For Brian, the IRC matters because the international is inextricably intertwined with the mission of the organization and the future of the Kansas City Metro region.