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Larry Swain

Dr. Larry Swain
Associate Professor


The Swain fella has been at BSU since 2010. Dr. Swain specializes in Medieval languages and Medieval literature. He has a B.A. from Seattle Pacific University in Religion, Greek, and Linguistics and a Master’s Degree in Medieval Studies from Western Michigan University. His P.H.D. is in English, which he earned from the University of Illinois in Chicago. Dr. Swain states that his favorite thing about working at BSU is “connecting with his students.” He finds that Bemidji is a nice little town; “not too big, and not too small, but just right.” When he’s not working, Dr. Swain enjoys studying Medieval manuscripts, watching science fiction movies, and reading good books.