Administrative Assistant - Faculty Administrative Services
- M.A., Creative Writing, Boston University (2015)
- B.A., English (cum laude), University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2012)
Andy Swanson served six years in the army and earned the rank of
Staff Sergeant. By the end of his enlistment, he had deployed to Kosovo,
Afghanistan, and Iraq; he participated in Operation Northern Delay, one of the
largest combat jumps since World War II.
After teaching two semesters of English at Rockingham Community College,
he pursued and earned his MFA at Boston University, studying under Leslie
Epstein, Ha Jin, and Sigrid Nunez. While there, he taught undergraduate
creative writing at BU, as well as a high school creative writing course at
Boston Arts Academy.
He is married to the love of his life, Missy Swanson, with whom
he has three wonderful children: Elliot, Violet, and Oliver.