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Chris Parrucci

Adjunct Law Faculty


Christopher Parrucci is a New York native, having been born and raised on Long Island and living most of his adult life in New York City. He has a Bachelors of Science degree in 7-12 Social Studies education from New York University and a Juris Doctorate from Maurice A. Deane School of Law from Hofstra University. He has divided his career between the legal, education and nonprofit fields. At the high school level he has taught Social Studies courses in both New York and Oregon, taught courses such as United States History and Government, Global History and Geography, Native American History and Themes of World and United States History as a classroom teacher. He also has years of experience working as an outside educator and curriculum developer for various nonprofit organizations. During his time in the nonprofit world he has worked with students of all age ranges (K-12) as well instructed workshops, courses and seminars for undergraduate students as well as seasoned classroom educators. Throughout his professional career he has always focused on social justice and empowering communities to advocate for their beliefs. He spends his down time with his wife, Jennifer and cat Anacapri. He loves streaming his favorite series, going to the movies, listening to podcasts and has recently become a hiking enthusiast since moving to Oregon in March of 2020.

Specialty Areas and Course Descriptions

Street Law - Fall 2021, Spring 2022