Interview with Steve Wrigley, May 20, 2009

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Steve W. Wrigley worked as a senior policy analyst for the Georgia State Senate in 1987 and advised Senator Zell Miller on the Mountain Protection Act. When Miller was elected lieutenant governor, Wrigley served as his executive assistant. From 1993 to 1998, he served as chief of staff for Governor Miller. In 1998, he joined the University of Georgia system, becoming the first director of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government’s International Center for Democratic Governance. In 2000, he was named UGA’s vice president for government relations, overseeing connections between UGA and federal, state, and local government. In 2002, Wrigley was appointed interim vice president for external affairs, and later permanent vice president. Wrigley returned to his former position as director of the Vinson Institute in 2006. Wrigley discusses Zell Miller's personal as well as political life and Miller's approch to fellow politicians and his legislative agenda.






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Steve Wrigley and Bob Short, “Interview with Steve Wrigley, May 20, 2009,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed December 7, 2022,