Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Stephen Swanson


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Stephen Swanson
1400 College Drive
Waco, TX 76708


  • Doctorate, American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University
  • Master Arts, Gen Electronic Media Studies, Central Michigan University
  • Bachelor Arts, Film Studies, Calvin College


  • Adjunct Professor, 01/01/2005 - 07/31/2007, Owens Community Collegeege
  • Lecturer, 08/01/2007 - 05/31/2009, Pennsylvania State University
  • Instructor/GTA, 01/01/2004 - 05/31/2007, Bowling Green State University
  • Teaching Graduate Assistant, 08/01/2001 - 05/31/2003, Central Michigan University
  • Professor, 07/08/2009 - Present, McLennan Community College


  • 2009 - 'More than Adaptation: Looking at Film as Narrative and More.' Chair. Northeast Modern Language Association, Boston, MA, February
  • 2009 - ''She was Trouble': Noir as Philosophical Genre.' on 'Genre Trouble: The Role of Genre in 20th and 21st Century Film and Fiction.' Presenter. Northeast Modern Language Association, Boston, MA, February
  • 2009 - '"WHAM! BAM! POW!: How Comics and Graphic Novels can Teach Composition - A Roundtable.' Presenter. Popular Culture Association, New Orleans, LA, April
  • 2007 - Battleground States: The Roles of the Scholar in Contemporary American Culture. Co-editor with Michael Lupro and Sarah Tebbe. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, April 2007.
  • 2006 - Arthur H. DeKruyter Graduate Scholar Award in Faith and Communication. Gainey Institute for Faith and Communication (Awarded to support the work of graduate students pursuing the relationship of faith and communications.)

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