Stephen Parman is a geology professor at Brown University. Prior to his appointment at Brown Parman received his Ph,D. in geology and geochemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001 and was a lecturer at Durham University in Great Britain. Parman is considered a leading expert on the behavior of volatiles in the Earth's interior. In 2007 he won the Houtermans Medal, Young Scientist Award, from the European Association of Geochemists.
Parman is a Big Think Delphi Fellow.