Melissa Anderson Parker

Associate Consultant

Since joining Academic Search in May 2019, Melissa Parker has been involved in a variety of searches for both public and private institutions. These searches have included presidencies, chief executive officers, provosts, cabinet-level vice presidents, and deans of major academic units.

Ms. Parker joined Academic Search with more than 10 years of higher education experience. She brings knowledge in advising, enrollment management, and student success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Ms. Parker served as an adjunct faculty member at Trinity University in Washington, DC, where she taught coursework in intercultural communication. She holds an M.A. in Communication and Rhetorical Studies and a B.A. in Political Science from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.