My broad research interests are U.S. foreign relations, decolonization and the Cold War, race and diplomacy, and Caribbean/inter-American affairs.
education and training
- Ph.D. in , University of Florida - (Gainesville, Florida, United States) 2002
- M.A. in , Vanderbilt University - (Nashville, Tennessee, United States) 1995
- B.A. in , Vanderbilt University - (Nashville, Tennessee, United States) 1992
- Parker, J. C. (2011). Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana's Struggle for Independence. Journal of American History. 98(2), 570-571.
- Parker, J. C. (2009). "Made-in-America Revolutions"? The "Black University" and the American Role in the Decolonization of the Black Atlantic. Journal of American History. 96(3), 727-750.
- Parker, J. (2006). Cold War II: The Eisenhower Administration, the Bandung Conference, and the Reperiodization of the Postwar Era*. Diplomatic History. 30(5), 867-892.
- Parker, J. (2002). Remapping the Cold War in the Tropics: Race, Communism, and National Security in the West Indies. The International History Review. 24(2), 318-347.
- Parker, J. C. (2016). Hearts, Minds, Voices US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World. Oxford University Press.
- Parker, J. C. (2008). Brother's Keeper. Oxford University Press.
- Parker, J. (2018). ‘‘An Assembly of Peoples in Struggle”: How the Cold War Made Latin America Part of the “Third World’’. Jerónimo, M. B., & Monteiro, J. P. (Eds.), Internationalism, Imperialism and the Formation of the Contemporary World. (pp. 307-326). Springer International Publishing.
- Parker, J. (2013). Decolonization, the Cold War, and the Post-Columbian Era. McMahon, R. J. (Eds.), The Cold War in the Third World. (pp. 124-138). Oxford University Press.
- Parker, J. (2011). Ideology, race and nonalignment in US cold war foreign relations: Or, How the cold war racialized neutralism without neutralizing race. Challenging US Foreign Policy: America and the World in the Long Twentieth Century. (pp. 75-98).
- Parker, J. C. (2010). Crisis Management And Missed Opportunities: U.S. Public Diplomacy And The Creation Of The Third World, 1947–1950. Osgood, K. A. (Eds.), The United States and Public Diplomacy: New Directions in Cultural and International History. (pp. 225-256). Brill.
- Parker, J. (2006). Diaspora against empire: Apprehension, expectation, and West Indian anti-Americanism, 1937-1945. Anti-Americanism in Latin America and the Caribbean. (pp. 165-187).
awards and honors
recent teaching activities
chaired theses and dissertations
- Crean, Jeffrey Peter (2017-05). With Fear and Favor: A Rising China Threat and the Path to Normalization, 1954-1971. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Osteria, Tristan Miguel Santos (2016-12). Building From Within: Indigenous Nation-Building and State-Making During the Filipino Third Republic, 1946-1957. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Crean, Jeffrey 1977- (2012-12). The Turning Point: Perceptions and Policies Concerning Communist China during the Kennedy Years. (Master's Thesis)
- Fasulo, Micheal (2011-12). American Suppliers: The Role of Americans in the Perpetuation and Maintenance of the Postwar Black Market in Germany. (Master's Thesis)
Texas A&M University; History; 4236 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4236