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Sara Parker

Sara Parker
Dean
Department: Social Sciences
phone 510.723.6669
Sara Parker received her Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis in International Relations and her MA and PhD in International Relations and Political Science from the University of Delaware, where her scholarship focused on post-conflict reconciliation. Sara taught Political Science and International Relations at California State University, East Bay and Chabot College before becoming the Dean of Social Sciences. She was a Fulbright Scholar at the China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing in 2015, served as the inaugural Chair of the American Political Science Association's Status Committee on Community College Faculty 2016-2019, and publishes on various aspects of teaching and learning. Sara loves to travel with her husband and three children. She hopes that every student has the opportunity to take Social Science courses while pursuing higher education at Chabot - they will change your life!