Bachelor of Arts in History and Science, Harvard University, 1960; Master of Science in History of science, University of Wisconsin, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy in Speech in Theatre, University of Wisconsin, 1968.
Tutor, St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland., 1962-1965; assistant/associate Professor of English, Speech, Theatre, Western Washington U., Bellingham, 1968-1981; professor theatre, Western Washington U., Bellingham, since 1981; acting department chairman theatre, Western Washington U., Bellingham, 1980-1981; director graduate study in theatre, Western Washington U., Bellingham, 1976-1982; founding director new playwrights theater, Western Washington U., Bellingham, 1973-1982; dean Fairhaven College, Western Washington U., Bellingham, 1982-1989. Consultant R.F. McCann & Company, Architects Theatre, Seattle, 1983.
Chairman facilities/building committee Mount Baker Theatre Center, Bellingham, 1984-1991, since 2008, member, since 1998, board directors, 1984-1994, 98—2005, 06^. Board directors American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Seattle, 1969-1980, 89—. Member Modern Language Association, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Dramatists Guild (associates), American Culture Association (national theatre area chairman 1980-1983), Theatre Communications Group, Eugene O-Neill Society (board directors since 1998), Deutsche Shakespeare Gesellschaft, Washington Athletic Club.
Married Margaret Dreher, March 22, 1964 (divorced May 1991). Children: Eve Larner Bohn, Benjamin. Married Pandora Michael, March 21, 1992.
Children: Richard Parkes, Elizabeth Parkes.