Elisabeth Wright, DPA

Core Faculty, Foundations Faculty, School of Business & Technology Management

ewright@ncu.eduElisabeth Wright

Areas of Interest:

  • Organizational Behavior and Relationship Awareness Theory
  • Transparency, Fraud and Ethics in Global Business Transactions
  • International Business Negotiation: Styles & Behaviors
  • Program Measurement & Evaluation


  • D.P.A., University of Southern California
  • M.S., Florida Tech
  • B.S., University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1986


Modeling efficiencies associated with decentralized procurement systems


  • Defense Acquisition Management, (published in English and Russian), 2010 
  • Risk Management, NIGP Press, 2004 
  • Contract Administration, NIGP Press, 2002 

Professional Experience:

  • Director and Professor, International Defense Resource Management Program at the School of International Graduate Studies, US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  • Director, MS Acquisition Management Program, The George Washington University, Washington DC