Assistant Professor

parsontn@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Tara Parsons is an Assistant Professor in the Justice Studies department teaching primarily in the Global Justice Track.  Her courses include the Track B foundation course JUST 235: Justice in a Global Community as well as courses on Human Rights, Democratization, and Indigenous Justice. She also serves as the coordinator for the Humanitarian Affairs minor.  She is a Political Scientist by training and her research interests include the formation of indigenous political parties in Latin America and the quality of representation provided by these parties to their constituents. She also has research interests in the scholarship of teaching.

Dr. Parsons is on leave for the Fall 2017 semester.  During this time, please direct questions about Justice Studies or Humanitarian Affairs to Daisy Breneman, the Justice Studies department, or Dr. Glenn Hastedt. 

 

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