Dr. Lynn Hudson Parsons earned his undergraduate degree at Grinnell College and his graduate and post-graduate degrees at Johns Hopkins University. He first taught at University College in Dublin for two years, and then Wayne State University in Michigan. He began teaching at SUNY Brockport in 1971, where he would remain until his retirement in 2004. His academic concentration was American History and John Quincy Adams, about whom he published a biography in 1998. He served as Faculty Senate President twice during his tenure, where he was involved in the search for the next president of the college, and as Director of Student retention under said president, Dr. van der Wettering.
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Tynan, Jacob and Leslie, William Bruce, "Lynn Hudson Parsons, interviewed by Bruce Leslie" (2005). Interviews With Staff Past & Present. 19.