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Christopher Swanson

Assistant Director, Office of Merit Awards
Career Center

  • Dr. Chris Swanson joined the Office of Merit Awards in 2006, and is now an Assistant Director. He primarily works with students applying for the Fulbright Grant, the graduate Boren Fellowship, Critical Language Scholarship, and the Bosch Fellowship. Chris also advises on English-language teaching assistantships abroad.

    Chris holds advanced degrees in dramaturgy from the Yale School of Drama, and was the recipient of a Fulbright Grant to conduct doctoral research in Vienna, Austria (1998-1999). After earning his doctorate, he worked for three years as a producer and editor for the Chicago Humanities Festival. He later became an adjunct professor, teaching subjects such as theater theory and criticism at DePaul University in Chicago, and German drama and dramatic structure at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.
  • Degrees

    MFA, DFA, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Yale School of Drama
    BA, Dramaturgy, University of Minnesota—Twin Cities
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    Bender Library, the PNs

    Book Currently Reading:

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

    Languages Spoken:

    German, French
  • OFFICE

  • Career Ctr Merit Awards Office
  • Letts - LL6
  • CONTACT INFO

  • (202) 885-1818 (Work)
  • (202) 885-1854 (Office)
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