UMass Boston

Barbara Jane Parpart

Confl Res, Hum Sec & Globl Gov
Adjunct Faculty

Areas of Expertise

Gender and Development as well as : masculinity, Gender, Conflict and (In)Security; Silence, Voice and Agency in Contested Gendered Sites.


PhD, Boston University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Curriculum Vitae

Jane Parpart joined the faculty of the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance in fall 2012. She is now a fellow in the department and continues to be on PhD committees as supervisor or member. She is a professor Emeritus and the former Lester Pearson Chair in International Development Studies at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, as well as Adjunct Professor at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. Parpart has taught in Gender Studies at the University of West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the London School of Economics and Politics’ Gender Studies department and Aalborg University’s program in International Development and Gender Studies in Denmark. She has written extensively on gender and deveopment; gender mainstreaming and empowerment; masculinities and (in) security; silence, voice and agency in gendered insecure sites; and urban life in Southern Africa.