Citizenship: United States

Parker Hovis, originally from Louisville, Kentucky, embarked on a journey of service and education. After enlisting in the United States Marine Corps, Parker’s commitment to growth led to a degree from Columbia University School of General Studies. Transitioning into civilian life, Parker began working in electoral politics for the Democratic Party, eventually becoming a campaign manager. Looking ahead, Parker’s research interests center around cosmopolitanism, reflecting his deep curiosity about global interconnectedness. With a strong foundation of service, education, and practical leadership, Parker aspires to contribute meaningfully to the academic exploration of cosmopolitan ideals.