Dr. Parsons earned his BA at the University of Connecticut, where he was awarded his Phi Beta Kappa key.
After attending Trinity College for his master's degree, he went to Duke University for his doctorate.
In 1992-1993 he taught at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College in England as a Fulbright Exchange teacher.
Besides English, he
loves art; he
paints watercolors and has a museum-level collection of Medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts.
He teaches AP English Language and AP English Literature at CFA.