Parker , David ✝

 

Parker , David ✝

David Parker retired in 2013 as Research Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Human Values at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is currently Adjunct Professor in the English Department at CUHK and Senior Tutor at Morningside College.

He is a graduate of the universities of Adelaide (BA Dip Ed), Flinders (BA) and Oxford (DPhil). He has taught at Flinders, Oxford, Australian Catholic University and for many years in the English Department at the Australian National University, where he became Head. From 2000-09 he was Chair Professor of English at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was many years on the editorial committee of The Critical Review.

He is the author of Ethics, Theory and the Novel (Cambridge University Press, 1994), The Self in Moral Space: Life Narrative and the Good (Cornell University Press, 2007), Building on Sand (Angus and Robertson, 1988, shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award) and The Mighty World of Eye: Stories/Anti-stories (Simon and Schuster, 1990). His edited collections include Renegotiating Ethics: Literature, Philosophy and Theory (Cambridge University Press, 1998), A Symposium on Martha Nussbaum's Political Philosophy (vol. 111, 1 of Ethics, 2000) and Inhabiting Multiple Worlds: Auto/biography in an (Anti-) Global Age (vol. 28, 1, of Biography, 2005).