Penders, Bart, Vermeulen, Niki and John N. Parker (Eds.) (2015). Collaboration across Health Research and Medical Care. London: Ashgate.

Parker, John N., Vermeulen, Niki and Bart Penders (Eds.) (2010). Collaboration in the New Life Sciences. London: Ashgate.


Parker, John N., Cardenas, Edgar, Dorr, Alex, and Edward J. Hackett. "Using Sociometers to Advance Small Group Research: Entrainment, Complexity, and Creativity" (forthcoming) Sociological Methods and Research.

Altschul, Jeff et al. "Fostering Synthetic Research in Archeology." (2017) Proceedings of the National Academies of Science 114 (42): 10999-11002.

Parker, John N. and Ugo Corte. "Placing Collaborative Circles in Fields: Explaining Differences between Highly Creative Groups." (2017) Sociological Theory 35(4).

Baron, Jill et al."Synthesis Centers as Critical Research Infrastructures." (2017) Bioscience  67 (8).

Hampton et al. "Best Practices for Virtual Participating in Meetings: Experiences from Synthesis Centers." (2017) Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 98:57-63.

Cundill, Georgina, Dirk Roux and John N. Parker. “Nurturing Communities of Practice for Transdisciplinary Research.” (2015) Ecology and Society 20(2):22.

Barthel, Stephan, Parker, John N., and Henrik Ernston. “Food and Green Space in Cities: A Resilience Lens on Gardens and Urban Environmental Movements.” (2015) Urban Studies. 52(7):1-18.

Hartter, Joel, Ryan, Sadie J., MacKenzie, Catrina A., Parker, John N., and Carly Strasser. “Spatially Explicit Data: Stewardship and Ethical Challenges in Science Data Stewardship in Conservation Science.” (2013) Plos Biology 11(9): e1001634. 

Parker, John N., Lortie, Christopher and Stefano Allesina. “Characterizing a Scientific Elite (B): The Publication Practices of the World’s Most Highly Cited Ecologists and Environmental Scientists.” (2013) Scientometrics 94 (2): 469-480. 

Vermeulen, Niki, Parker, John N., and Bart Penders “Understanding Life Together: A Brief History of Collaboration in Biology” (2013) Endeavour 37(3): 162-171. 

Parker, John N. and Edward J. Hackett. “Hot Spots and Hot Moments in Scientific Collaborations and Social Movements.” (2012) American Sociological Review 77 (1) 21-44. 

Crona, Beatrice I. and John N. Parker. “Learning in Support of Adaptive Governance: Theories, Methods and Findings to Assess how Bridging Organizations Contribute to Natural Resource Governance,” (2012) Ecology and Society 17(1): 32. 

Parker, John N. and Beatrice I. Crona. “On Being All Things to All People: Boundary Organizations and the Contemporary Research University,” (2012) Social Studies of Science 42(2): 262-289. 

Lortie, Christopher J., Aarssen, Lonnie, Parker, John N. and Stefano Allesina. “Good News for People Who Love Bad News: An Analysis of the Funding of the Top 1% Most Highly Cited Ecologists.” (2012) Oikos 121(7): 1005-1008. 

Hampton, Stephanie H. and John N. Parker, “Collaboration and Productivity in Scientific Synthesis” (2011) Bioscience 61(11): 900-910. 

Crona, Beatrice I. and John N. Parker. “Network Determinants of Knowledge Utilization: Lessons from a Boundary Organization.” (2011) Science Communication, 33(4): 448-471. 

Parker, John N., Lortie, Christopher, J. and Stefano Allesina. “Characterizing a Scientific Elite: The Social Characteristics of the Most Highly Cited Scientists in Environmental Science and Ecology,” (2010) Scientometrics, 85(1): 129-143. 

Hackett, Edward J., Conz, David., Parker, John N., Bashford, Jonathon, and Susan Delay. “Tokamaks and Turbulence: Research Ensembles, Policy, and Technoscientific Work,” (2004) Research Policy vol. 33 (5): 747-767.

Book Chapters

Hackett, Edward J., Parker, John N., Vermeulen, Niki and Bart Penders. "The Social Organization of Scientific Research." (2016) In The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, Ulrika Felt, Clark Miller, and Laurel Smith-Doerr (Eds).

Hackett, Edward J. and John N. Parker. "From Salomon's House to Synthesis Centers." (2016) In Innovation in Science and Organizational Renewal, T. Heinz and R. Münch(Eds).

Penders, Bart, Parker, John N., and Niki Vermeulen. “When Scientists, Scholars, Clinicians, Physicians and Patients Meet” (2015) In Collaboration across Health Research and Medical Care, Bart Penders, Niki Vermeulen and John N. Parker (Eds).

Parker, John N. and Edward J. Hackett. “Science and Emotions” (2014). In The Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions, Jan Stets and Jonathan Turner (Ed.) (Springer).

Barthel, Stephan, Parker, John N., Folke, Calle, and Johan Colding. “Urban Gardens – Pockets of Social-Ecological Memory.” (2013). In Greening the Red Zone: Vulnerability, Resilience, and Community Greening, Keith G. Tidball and Marianne E. Kransy.

Hackett, Edward J. and John N. Parker. “Leadership of Scientific Groups.” (2011). In Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook, William Bainbridge (Ed.) (Sage).

Parker, John N. “Integrating the Social into the Ecological:Organizational and Research Group Challenges.” (2010) Collaboration in the New Life Sciences. London: Ashgate.

Hackett, Edward J., Parker, John N., Conz, David., Rohten, Diana, and Andrew Parker. (2008) “Ecology Transformed: NCEAS and Changing Patterns of Ecological Research.” In Science on the Internet, G. Olson, A. Zimmerman and N. Boas (Eds.).

Hackett, Edward J., Conz, David., and John N. Parker. “Scientific Misconduct.” (2004) Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Studies. New York: Oxford Publishing.

Miller-Loessi, Karen and John N. Parker. (2004).“Cross-Cultural Social Psychology,” Handbook of Social Psychology. New York: Kluwer-Plenum.

Commentaries and Book Reviews

Queenburough, Simon and John N. Parker. “The Habits of Successful Ecologists: Learning from the Best.” (2012) Bulletin of the British Ecological Society.

John N., Vermeulen, Niki and Bart Penders. (2011). “Admin Burden is Part of the Job,” Nature, 476 (7358).

Penders, Bart, Vermeulen, Niki, and John N. Parker. (2010) “To Make Progress We Must Remember and Learn from the Past,” Nature, 463 (157).

Vermeulen, Niki, Parker, John N. and Bart Penders. (2010). “Big, Small or Mezzo?: Lessons from Science Studies for the ongoing debate about ‘Big’ versus ‘Little’ Science,” EMBO Reports, 11, 420-423.

Parker, John N. Book review, “Disrupting Science,” (2009). Social Forces, 88 (2).