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Alexandra Parrs Sr Professorial Lecturer Department of Sociology

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PhD in sociology, University Paris 7 Denis Diderot, Paris, France

Languages Spoken
French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, very basic Burmese and Arabic
Alexandra Parrs, is a French/American Sociologist with a Ph.D. from Paris Diderot University. As an academic, she taught in Burma, the Sultanate of Oman, Egypt, Brussels, Washington, and Paris. Much of her work focused on marginalized communities, both as a researcher and an educator with Dom and Nubian communities in Cairo and refugees in Cairo, Rangoon, and Brussels.
Dr Parrs spent three years in Namibia, where she worked with the Ju/’hoansi communities of northern Namibia on educational and cultural projects.
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Fall 2022

  • SOCY-210 Power, Privilege & Inequality

  • SOCY-210 Power, Privilege & Inequality

  • SOCY-210 Power, Privilege & Inequality

Spring 2023

  • SOCY-210 Power, Privilege & Inequality

  • SOCY-215 Critical Social Thought

  • SOCY-412 Social Theory