Dr. Swezey is on the faculty at Liberty University in Virginia where among his duties he teaches courses on the history and philosophy of education, education leadership, and qualitative research. He received his doctorate in Educational Leadership from George Fox University. Over the past 20 years he also served as a pastor with the Christian and Missionary Alliance, a high school Bible and history teacher, and a Christian school administrator. He has served on several accreditation teams, conducting program evaluations, for the Association of Christian Schools International. He is a regular presenter at leading education research conferences and regularly publishes articles related to K-12 and higher education in peer-reviewed journals.