Robert Wright

About the author

Robert Wright is a journalist, New York Times bestselling author, and co-founder/editor-in-chief of the popular video blog site, He has written for multiple high-profile newspapers such as The New York Times, Time, and The Wall Street Journal.

In addition to this, Wright has taught courses on both psychology and religion at The University of Pennsylvania and at Princeton University, and created an online course titled "Buddhism and Modern Psychology." In 2017, he took on the position of Visiting Professor of Science and Religion at New York's Union Theological Seminary.

Wright was born in Lawton, Oklahoma. He currently lives in Princeton, New Jersey with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs, the latter of which have made several appearances on