Angel Adams Parham

Assistant Professor of Sociology/Director of African and African-American Studies

Office Location
240 Monroe Hall
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 30
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 865-3581
Fax Number
(504) 865-3229
E-mail Address


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Short Bio

Angel Adams Parham completed her doctoral work in sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003. Dr. Parham has research interests in political sociology, globalization, communications, and culture.

In recent research, Dr. Parham has explored the role of the Internet in helping diasporic communities to sustain community dialogue and ethnic identity. This work has focused on the Haitian diaspora's use of Internet forums for cultural expression and political and social networking across distance. A forthcoming article from this work will appear in the journal Global Networks.

Since coming to New Orleans, Dr. Parham has been exploring the historical and cultural linkages between Haiti and Louisiana's Creole heritages. Dr. Parham teaches, Introduction to Sociology, Social and Political Inequality, and Global Sociology.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social and Political Inequality
  • Global Sociology