Emporia State University welcomes Russell Wayne Swanson to the Elementary Education Department.
Swanson, a 2009 graduate of Arkansas City High School, graduated from ESU in 2014 and has been teaching sixth-grade science at Emporia Middle School.
He graduated in 2018 with his masters in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in curriculum leadership. Currently he is working on his Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis on elementary science.
Swanson will teach science methods and will supervise students during their practicum.