Richard G. Parker (anthropologist)

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Richard Guy Parker
Born 1956
Nationality United States
Scientific career
Fields Public health
Institutions Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Richard Guy Parker (born 1956)[1] is a professor of sociomedical sciences and of anthropology, arts and sciences, at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, where he received an award for teaching excellence in 2004.[2] He serves as director of the university's Center for the Study of Culture, Politics, and Health.[2]

Parker received a bachelor's degree (BA, 1980), a master's degree (MA, 1981), and a doctorate (PhD, 1988) from the University of California.[2]

Parker is editor-in-chief of the public health journal Global Public Health.[3]



  1. ^ Parker, Richard Guy (1999). Beneath the Equator: Cultures of Desire, Male Homosexuality, and Emerging Gay Communities in Brazil. Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis. ISBN 1136669957. OCLC 38765158. 
  2. ^ a b c Columbia faculty page (accessed 27 September 2014).
  3. ^ Editorial Board of Global Public Health, Taylor & Francis online web site (accessed 27 September 2014).