Jake Wright

Jake Wright
Center for Learning Innovation

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Morse-Alumni
Section D

, Location 70

Jake Wright is a senior lecturer in philosophy at UM Rochester’s Center for Learning Innovation. Utilizing feminist ethics of care and the Jesuit educational philosophy Cura Personalis, he focuses on care and community building as foundations for academic success, especially in students’ first year. Jake’s pedagogical research and commitment to advising as a curricular initiative are informed by Philosophy as a Way of Life, connecting material to students’ lives via lived and practical experiences.