Walker Wright was raised LDS in Denton, Texas and served a full-time mission in what was then the Las Vegas West mission. He received a BBA in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management and an MBA in Strategic Management from the University of North Texas.
Walker has a wide range of research interests, including biblical scholarship, economics, behavioral studies, Mormon history, and the history of ideas generally. Reading, writing, and researching are his passions, along with music (guitar player for 10+ years) and film (a James Bond fanatic).
He and his wife Lissette (pictured) live in Denton.