Specialty: History of American Foreign Relations and Modern U.S.
Jason Parker joined the A&M History Department in 2006, after teaching for four years at West Virginia University. He is the author of Brother’s Keeper: The United States, Race, and Empire in the British Caribbean, 1937-1962 (Oxford University Press, 2008) and of articles in Diplomatic History, the Journal of African American History, and International History Review. He has received research fellowships from the Mershon Center for International Security Studies at Ohio State University and the Smith Richardson Foundation in support of his current project on U.S. Cold War public diplomacy in the Third World. His broad research interests are U.S. foreign relations, decolonization and the Cold War, race and diplomacy, and Caribbean/inter-American affairs.