Christopher Sebastian Parker

Christopher Sebastian Parker

Stuart and Lee Scheingold Professor of Political Science and Social Justice, University of Washington


Christopher Sebastian Parker is Stuart and Lee Scheingold Professor of Political Science and Social Justice at the University of Washington. A graduate of UCLA (BA) and the University of Chicago (AM, PhD), he is the author of Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America (Princeton University Press, 2013), and Fighting for Democracy: Black Veterans and the Struggle Against White Supremacy in the Postwar South (Princeton University Press, 2009). Parker is currently at work on The Great White Hope: Donald Trump, Race, and the Crisis of American Democracy (University of Chicago Press, forthcoming). He resides in Seattle with his dog, Brooklyn.