Dr Parker spearheads the Global and Cross-Cultural Competencies research group for the College of Engineering and the Latin America/Spain Programs at Purdue University. Purdue’s Global Engineering Programs (GEP2) provide more than 70% of the nearly 800 engineering student global experiences annually. Parker is charged with managing and implementing a competitive grant from the U.S. Department of State (the ExxonMobil funded-100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund) to significantly increase the number of transformative experiences in the Americas, including study abroad, internships abroad, and international research collaborations.
Asst. Director of Purdue’s Global Engineering Programs & Partnerships (GEP2)