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Gene T. Parker III

School of Education - Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson hall
Room 414

Ph.D. in Higher Education, University of Iowa

MBA, University of Illinois at Chicago

B.A. in Biological Sciences, University of Iowa


Eugene (Gene) T. Parker is an assistant professor of higher education in the department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. He is interested in matters of diversity, equity and inclusion as it relates to college students and organizations. His research has focused on the impact of collegiate experiences on college student outcomes, such as leadership and moral development. His also has research interests that are focused on organizational and institutional theories, governance, leadership and structures.


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