John Parker

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Biography

John N. Parker is an expert in sociology and science and technology studies. He teaches classes on a wide range of topics in sociology and social psychology. Professor Parker's research focuses on social dimensions of scientific collaborations, scientific work life, scientific and intellectual social movements, scientific elites, scientific careers, and emotions and creativity. He has also written about scientific leadership, boundary organizations, scientific synthesis, and natural resource governance. 

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellow. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California-Santa Barbara 2008-2011
  • Ph.D. Department of Sociology, Arizona State Universary 2006
  • M.A., Department of Sociology, Arizona State Universary 2001
  • B.S. Department of Sociology, Northern Arizona University 1998

Publications

Parker, John N. and Edward J. Hackett. "The Sociology of Science and the Sociology of Emotions."(2015) In The Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions, Jan Stets and Jonathan Turner (Eds.).

Parker, John N. and Beatrice I. Crona. "On Being All Things to All People: Boundary Organizations and the Contemporary Research University," (2012) Social Studies of Science 42 (2):262-289.

Parker, John N. and Edward J. Hackett. "Hot Spots and Hot Moments in Scientific Collaborations and Social Movements" (2012). American Sociological Review 77 (1): 21-44.

Parker, John N., Lortie, Christopher, J. and Stefano Allesina. (2010). "Characterizing a Scientific Elite (A): The Social Characteristics of the Most Highly Cited Scientists in Environmental Science and Ecology," Scientometrics, 85 (1): 129-143.

Parker, John N., Penders, Bart, and Niki Vermeulen (2010)(Eds.)Collaboration in the New Life Sciences. London: Ashgate.

Research Activity

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
HON 272 The Human Event
HON 370 History of Ideas
HON 394 Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
HON 272 The Human Event
FIS 394 Special Topics
HON 394 Special Topics
HSD 590 Reading and Conference
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
HON 171 The Human Event
HON 394 Special Topics
HON 484 Internship
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
HON 171 The Human Event
HON 394 Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
HON 272 The Human Event
HON 394 Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
HON 171 The Human Event
HON 394 Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
HON 272 The Human Event
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
HON 171 The Human Event
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
HON 272 The Human Event
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
HON 171 The Human Event
HON 394 Special Topics