Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost
Julia Wrigley is Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost at The City University of New York (CUNY). Her service in that role began in January 2014.
Dr. Wrigley became Associate University Provost at the CUNY Central Office in 2009. From 2005-2008, she served as Acting Associate Provost at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she has been a faculty member since 1991.
Dr. Wrigley received an undergraduate degree in sociology from the University of Michigan and her master’s and doctoral degrees in sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to joining CUNY, she taught at UCLA. Her work focuses on social class and inequality. She is the author of Class Politics and Public Schools, on conflicts over the control and funding of Chicago’s schools, and Other People’s Children, on relations between middle-class parents and their children’s caregivers.