Gavin Wright

William Robertson Coe Professor of American Economic History


Contact Info:
Personal Webpage
Page in Stanford Directory

Phone: 650-723-3837

Office: Landau Economics, room 329

Office hours:


  • Research:

    American economic history, the U.S. South, technology, natural resources and economic development

  • Current Research:

    The economics of the Civil Rights revolution in the American South

  • Teaching:

    American economic history, graduate and undergraduate, introductory economics, social science history workshop

  • Professional Affiliations:

    AEA, Economic History Association, Cliometrics Society, American Academy of Arts and Sciences