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Russell Swanagon

Russell Swanagon 

Liberal Studies Faculty  

 

Email: rswanago@calpoly.edu  

Office: 25-125-E 

Phone: 805-756-1328 

"The babe in the cradle knows about the dragon. He needs the stories to know about St. George" - G.K. Chesterton (paraphrased from his essay "The Red Angel" in Tremendous Trifles, 1909)

Education 

M.A. in Storytelling Education, East Tennessee State University, Johson City, Tennessee  

B.S. in Liberal Studies, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo   

Clear CLAD Multiple Subject Teaching Credential  

Courses 

LS 201: Introduction to Liberal Studies 
LS 260: Children's Literature 
LS 310: Storytelling: Modern Application of Traditional Oral Narrative 
LS 380: Subject Matter Apprenticeship 
 

Research & Interests 

Oral Traditional Story and Archetypal Psychology 

Therapeutic Metaphors 

Bibliotherapy  

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