Senior Sustainability Fellow, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
Department of Sociology and Social Geography
University of Oslo
PO Box 1096
Blindern, 0317 OSLO
- Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Geography, University of Oslo
- Senior Sustainability Fellow, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
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.
- PhD, Sociology, Arizona State University, 2006
- MA, Sociology, Arizona State University, 2001
- BS, Sociology, Northern Arizona University, 1998
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 )
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.
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 )
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 )
Hackett, E. J., J. N. Parker, N. Vermeulen and B. Penders. 2018. The social and epistemic organization of scientific work. Pp. 733-764 In: Felt, U., R. Fouche, C. A. Miller and L. Smith-Doerr eds., The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, Fourth Edition. MIT Press. ISBN: 9780262035682.
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.
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.
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 )
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parker, J. 2006. Organizational collaborations and scientific integration: The case of ecology and the social sciences. PhD dissertation. Arizona State University.
Parker, J. 2006. Organizational collaborations and scientific integration: The case of ecology and the social sciences. Arizona State University. Department of Sociology, Arizona State University. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Tempe, AZ. (link )