Tyler D. Parry, Ph.D.
currently teaches Intro to Ethnic Studies (AFAM 107), American History of Ethnic Minorities (AFAM 190), and History of Racism (AFAM 335), to name a few.
Dr. Parry's specializes in the African Diaspora; Atlantic History; and Slavery in the United States. His current work views the process of ritual change in the marriage patterns and practices of Diasporic Africans. He analyzes how popular African American wedding traditions, such as "jumping the broom", manifest instances of cultural exchange in the Atlantic world. His work on slave marriage is simultaneously legal, political, intellectual, social, and cultural history.
Dr. Tyler D. Parry: firstname.lastname@example.org