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John Parker

John Parker

Senior Fellow, Barrett, The Honors College

john.parker@asu.edu

Barrett, The Honors College
Arizona State University
PO Box 871612
Tempe, AZ 95287-1612

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Fellow, Barrett, The Honors College

Biography

Dr. 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. His 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

  • PhD, Sociology, Arizona State University, 2006
  • MA, Sociology, Arizona State University, 2001
  • BS, Sociology, Northern Arizona University, 1998

Expertise

Journal Articles

2017

Altschul, J. H., K. W. Kintigh, T. H. Klein, W. H. Doelle, K. A. Hays-Gilpin, S. A. Herr, T. A. Kohler, B. J. Mills, L. M. Montgomery, M. C. Nelson, S. G. Ortman, J. N. Parker, M. A. Peeples and J. A. Sabloff. 2017. Opinion: Fostering synthesis in archaeology to advance science and benefit society. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114(42):10999-11002. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1715950114. (link )

2012

Parker, J. and B. Crona. 2012. On being all things to all people: Boundary organizations and the contemporary research university. Social Studies of Science 42(2):262-289. DOI: 10.1177/0306312711435833. (link )

Parker, J. N. and E. J. Hackett. 2012. Hot spots and hot moments in scientific collaborations and social movements. American Sociological Review 77(1):21-44.

2011

Crona, B. I. and J. N. Parker. 2011. Network determinants of knowledge utilization: Preliminary lessons from a boundary organization. Science Communication 33(4):448-471. DOI: 10.1177/1075547011408116. (link )

2004

Hackett, E. J., D. Conz, J. Parker, J. Bashford and S. DeLay. 2004. Tokamaks and turbulence: Research ensembles, policy and technoscientific work. Research Policy 33(5):747-767. DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2003.12.002. (link )

Book Chapters

2011

Hackett, E. J. and J. N. Parker. 2011. Leadership of scientific research groups. In: Bainbridge, W. S. ed., Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook. Sage Publications. Thousand Oaks, CA.

2008

Hackett, E. J., J. N. Parker, D. Conz, D. R. Rhoten and A. Parker. 2008. Ecology transformed: NCEAS and the changing patterns of ecological research. In: Olson, G., A. Zimmerman and N. D. Bos eds., Scientific Collaboration on the Internet. MiT Press.

Posters

2003

Gade, K., W. Bigler, T. W. Collins, E. Ng, J. Parker and L. B. Stabler. 2003. From horse-drawn streetcars to light rail: The legacy of segregation at Eastlake Park. Poster presented at February, 21, 2003, Fourth Annual Meeting of the Life, Earth and Social Sciences Graduate Research Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Jones, T., A. J. Brazel, C. Eisinger, S. L. Harlan, B. C. Hedquist, S. E. Grineski, D. Jenerette, L. Larsen, M. A. Lord, J. Parker, L. Prashad, N. J. Selover, W. L. Stefanov and D. Zeigler. 2003. Neighborhood ecosystems: Human-vegetation-climate interactions in a desert metropolis. Poster presented February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2002

Bigler, W., T. W. Collins, K. Gade, E. Ng, J. Parker and L. B. Stabler. 2002. From horse drawn streetcars to light rail and ecological roles at Eastlake Park. Poster presented at January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Gade, K., W. Bigler, T. W. Collins, E. Ng, J. Parker and L. B. Stabler. 2002. From horse-drawn streetcars to light rail. Poster presented at August 4-9, 2002, 87th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Tucson, AZ.

Presentations

2008

Wingren, E., J. Parker and B. Crona. 2008. Performance and perception at a science and policy boundary. Presentation April 10, 2008 at the Pacific Sociology Association General Meeting, Portland, OR.

2004

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, W. L. Stefanov, L. Larsen, S. E. Grineski, N. S. Jones, J. Parker and L. Prashad. 2004. Inequality for the 21st century: Social class, ethnicity, and vulnerability to climate change. Presentation 15-18 April 2004 at the Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, W. L. Stefanov, L. Prashad, S. E. Grineski, T. Jones and J. Parker. 2004. An interdisciplinary investigation of social class, ethnicity, and exposure to urban climate change. Presentation at the Globalization and the Environmental Justice Movement Symposium, Tucson, AZ.

2003

Gade, K., W. Bigler, T. W. Collins, E. Ng, J. Parker and L. B. Stabler. 2003. Interdisciplinary research in urban ecology: A study of Eastlake Park. Presentation at September 18-21, 2003, Annual Meeting of the Long Term Ecological Research Network, All Scientist Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Conference Papers

2006

Parker, J. 2006. Organizational collaborations and scientific integration: The case of ecology and the social sciences. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Thesis (PhD)

2006

Parker, J. 2006. Organizational collaborations and scientific integration: The case of ecology and the social sciences. PhD dissertation. Arizona State University.