Ian Parker

PhD Candidate

Ian is interested in social and environmental interactions, as well as processes of articulation and emergence. His doctoral research – conducted between 2012-2015 – focuses on social dynamics of marine conservation in the Raja Ampat archipelago of West Papua, Indonesia: a seascape of diverse species and peoples. Ian is interested in collaborative ethnographic accounts of ethical pluralism, intersocial relations, climate change adaptation and the modeling of socio-ecological relations. Other topics of interest include transnational governance, tourism, and international relations. He and his family are currenly living in Kingston, Jamaica, serving on a diplomatic assignment with the US Foreign Service.
C.Phil, Anthropology, University of California San Diego, 2013
MA, Anthropology, University of California San Diego, 2013
MA, International Relations, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, 2007
BA, Anthropology, Reed College, 2003
Current position/contact info: Attaché Vice Consul, US Foreign Service. Location: Kingston, Jamaica. Unit 3210 Box 100, DPO AA 34008