Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Washington
Chris Parker was a Visiting Scholar at the US Studies Centre from 2014 to 2015. He was also a Visiting Fellow at the Centre in 2014. The bulk of Parker's research takes a behavioural approach to historical events, bringing survey data to bear on questions of historical import. His first book, Fighting for Democracy: Black Veterans and the Struggle Against White Supremacy in the Postwar South (Princeton University Press, 2009) won the American Political Science Association's Ralph J. Bunche Award.