Alumni (National Fellow)

Joseph Parrott

National Fellow
Ph.D. University of Texas Austin (2015)
Professional Sector:
Dream Mentor:
Robert McMahon
Ohio State University
Fields of Interest:
Foreign Policy
International Relations
Region: Africa
The Cold War


Joseph Parrott is assistant professor of history at Ohio State University where he is an historian of international, transnational, and American diplomatic history, with an emphasis on the intersection of foreign policy, race, and domestic politics. Before coming to Ohio State, Joe taught at Yale University and the University of Texas, where he received his Ph.D. in history and was involved with the Clements Center for National Security. He previously earned an M.A. in public policy and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.

Thesis Description:

“Struggle for Solidarity: New Left Politics and African Decolonization”“

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