LaRose Parris

LaGuardia Community College
Associate Professor of English
New York, NY
Preferred Gender Pronouns: She/her

Bio: LaRose T. Parris is Associate Professor of English at LaGuardia Community College. Her transdisciplinary study, Being Apart: Theoretical and Existential Resistance in Africana Literature, was awarded the Nicolás Guillén prize for outstanding book in philosophical literature by the Caribbean Philosophical Association in 2016. In her recent article, "Creolizing the Academy," Parris argues that transdisciplinary scholarship both revives the humanities and promotes critical pedagogy.