Reba Parker

Adjunct Faculty

Address: Off Campus


M.A., Southwestern Theological Seminary

B.S., University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Courses Taught

  • SOCY 101:  Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCY 102:  Contemporary Social Issues
  • SOCY 103:  Sociology of the Family
  • SOCY 109:  Sociology of Peace
  • FYSM SOCY 109:  Gender and War:  Women as Peacemakers
  • SOCY 341:  Criminology
  • SOCY 342:  Juvenile Delinquency
  • SOCY 349:  Social Problems
  • SOCY 356:  Sociology of Religion

Honors and Awards

Adjunct Instructor of the Year Award, College of Charleston, 2014

Board Member, Coastal Interfaith Council, Charleston, SC, 2012

Adjunct Board Member, Interfaith Partners of South Carolina, 2012

Member, Peace and Justice Studies Association, 2009-present

President/Founder: Charleston Peace One Day, 2008-present

College of Charleston Outstanding Adjunct Award, 2007, 2008

Board Member, South Carolina Equality Coalition, 2007

Leadership Team, Alliance for Full Acceptance, 2006

Board Member, Circular Congregational Church, Charleston, SC, 2002-2005

Member, South Carolina Sociological Association, 2001-present


Invited Publications

Parker, Reba, “What If Peace Were Popular?” The Peace Chronicle, Winter Edition, 2012.

Parker, Reba, “What if Peace Were Popular?”  NewClearVision,, 2011.

Parker, Reba, “Is Community Peace Possible?” The Social and Scientific Construction of Violence, Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2011.

Parker, Reba,  “Building Tangible Peace in the South.” Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies, 17:  45-62, 2011.

Parker, Reba,  Interview  with Fletcher Crossman. Apple Thief  Documentary.  Alexander Fox Production, Circular Church,  Charleston, South Carolina. 2012

Textbook Reviews

Reviewer, Sociological Outlook text, 2002