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Hope College
Department of English
126 E. 10th St.
Holland, MI 49423
phone: 616.395.7620
fax: 616.395.7134


English Department Faculty

Kendra Parker
Assistant Professor

Education: B.A., University of West Georgia (2008); Ph.D. and certificate in Women's Studies, Howard University, Washington, DC (2014).

Expertise: 20th/21st century African American Literature, Octavia E. Butler, and Black Female Vampires.

Distinctions: Frederick Douglass Doctoral Fellow (2008-2013) and Preparing Future Faculty Fellow (2011-2014).

Publications: Review of Gregory Jerome Hampton’s Changing Bodies in the Fiction of Octavia Butler: Slaves, Aliens, and Vampires (2012)

Contact: Lubbers Hall 320