Parker Moon

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Parker T. Moon CC 1913 PhD '21 was a history professor who focused on international relations. Born in 1892, he graduated "with highest honors" from Columbia College and won the Albert Marion Elsberg and Charles M. Rolker Jr. Prizes that year.

He was a fellow in the Political Science Department before becoming an instructor of history in 1915. After World War I he accompanied and served as an advisor to Woodrow Wilson during the Paris Peace Conference, returning to finish his dissertation on "The Labor Problem and the Catholic Social Movement of France". In the 20s he was transferred to the "Deaprtment of Public Law" and made a full professor of international relations by 1931. The editor of Political Science Quarterly and Secretary of the Academy of Political Science, he died in 1936.