Anne Parries joined Vassar in 1991 after two years' teaching at the University of Vermont as a Chinese lecturer. She received her bachelors degree in Chinese Literature and Education from Chong Shing University in Taiwan and did two years' masters studies at the University of Minnesota. She also received a teaching certificate from Taipei Language Institute.
Anne Parries was the editor of a college magazine at Chong Shing University. She has published a variety of short stories and prose in Chong Shing Quarterly Magazine (Taichong, Taiwan), Encouragement Magazine (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) and Taiwan News Daily (Kaohsiung, Taiwan). She was also a broadcaster and news reporter for the National Radio Station in Taiwan.
Anne Parries' teaching interests include Modern and Classical Chinese Literature, Studies of Confucianism, and Chinese Language and Culture.