Shahill Parsons

Shahill Parsons is a sociology doctoral student, and graduate research assistant at Rice University in Houston, Texas. His research interests include entry-level black professionals' (e.g., administrative assistants, paralegals, mortgage officers, etc.) perceptions of corporate workplace diversity initiatives. He wants to interview them to assess whether they feel an increased sense of belonging because of corporate workplace diversity initiatives.

Research Areas

Race, racism, racial inequality, and social stratification.


Ph.D., Sociology, Rice University, In Progress

B.S., Sociology, Florida State University, 2018

A.A., General Studies, Valencia College, 2012

Societies & Organizations

Young Credit Union Professionals, First Commerce Credit Union

Black Student Union, FSU

Phi Theta Kappa, Valencia


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