Jo Evarts taught history, art history, and American literature to high school students and adults for more
than 40 years. She earned a B.A. (magna cum laude) from Wellesley College and a master’s degree from
Harvard. For the past seven years her focus of research and teaching has been on 19th century American
art, literature, and culture and teaching courses at Dartmouth OSHER each fall term. She awaits
publication of a book on the art of Maxfield Parrish, written with Parrish’s granddaughter.