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Andrew Swensen


Adjunct Faculty

Andrew Swensen, PhD, MA; Executive Producer and Producer of Journey to Normal

Andrew Swensen provides professional support to nonprofit organizations in the Greater Pittsburgh area and serves as an adjunct faculty in the Heinz College of Carnegie Mellon University and the College of Fine Art, teaching aesthetics and critical judgment, and in the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University where he teaches narrative theory, film theory and film studies. He has held the positions of Director of Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Special Assistant to the President at the Pittsburgh Foundation. Mr. Swensen has held faculty appointments at Brandeis University, Hamilton College, Wellesley College, and Western Michigan University where he taught courses in comparative literature, cultural studies, religious studies, the history of ideas, and Russian literature. He received his PhD in 1995 from the University of Wisconsin.