T.J. Tallie left Parker in 2008 to get a PhD in history from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. After six years of study that included learning isiZulu, living in South Africa and London, and writing a 300 page dissertation, he graduated in 2014. T.J. is now a professor of African history at Washington and Lee University in Virginia. If any Parker alumni are in central Virginia, feel free to drop him a line at firstname.lastname@example.org. He says, “I'd love to see you!”
Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.