Robin Parker

Robin Parker is the Executive Director of the Center. He has thirty years of experience in conducting diversity training with an antiracism focus while employed at the Center and earlier when he served as a deputy attorney general and chief of the New Jersey Office of Bias Crime and Community Relations. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois Law School.

Mr. Parker is a coauthor of two books on antiracism themes, The Antiracist Cookbook: A Recipe Guide for Conversations About Race That Goes Beyond Covered Dishes and “Kum Bah Ya,” and The Great White Elephant: A Workbook on Racial Privilege for White Anti Racists. He is also the author of articles on the issue or race and racism, including “Decoding Modern Racial Discourse: A System Justification Theory Approach,” and “Doing the Lynch Tango: White Women, Black Men, and Racial Privilege.”

Mr. Parker is the recipient of numerous awards, including the World of Difference Award from the Anti-Defamation League of the B’nai B’rith, the Rachel Davis Dubois Human Relations Award from the International Institute, the South Jersey Champions of Diversity Award from the Courier Post, and a New Jersey Senate Citation for Excellence in Human Relations.