Dr. Mark Parker speaks on the epidemiology of pandemics in “The Nature of Pandemics.”
The President’s Lecture Series exists to expose students to great authors, speakers, theologians, philosophers, statesmen, historians, and others, in an effort to provide students with an excellent education in strategic disciplines and Western civilization.
Monday, September 28, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm MT
Dr. Mark Parker is the Dean and Professor of Biology at Colorado Christian University. Dr. Parker trained as a developmental biologist and neuroscientist in preparation for working in academic research, where he studied the development of the vertebrate nervous system. From there he transitioned into the biotech industry where he served as a director of the technical service department, oversaw both internal production and external production, and directed a research and development team. He has always had a passion for teaching and was blessed to join the CCU faculty in 2011 as an associate professor of biology. Most recently, Dr. Parker has been integral in revamping the curriculum and increasing the enrollment in CCU’s Science program, developing the new Industrial and Systems Engineering program, and launching the newly formed School of Science and Engineering. His wife is a cardiovascular registered nurse pursing her nurse practitioner degree. Together they have three sons.