Marc Parry

Marc Parry

Visiting Scholar in the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History
Marc Parry
Marc Parry is an independent journalist working on a book about America’s war over the memory of slavery (under contract with Liveright). He previously spent more than a decade as a reporter at The Chronicle of Higher Education, where he wrote about racial equity and scholarly research. His series of articles about universities’ role in the nation’s reckoning with slavery has been cited by NPR, The Washington Post, and The New York Times and featured in the book Facing Georgetown’s History (Georgetown, 2021). He makes humanities and social science debates accessible to a broad audience by exploring scholars’ personal motivations and paying attention to the larger stakes. The Education Writers Association honored him with national awards for investigative reporting and feature writing. He has written for The Guardian, The New York Times, and other outlets. He earned a BA in literature from the University of Michigan and an MS in journalism from Columbia University.

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