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Bernadette Swinkunas

Bernadette Swinkunas

Bernadette Swinkunas
Bernadette Swinkunas

Adjunct Instructor 2
English, Literature, and World Languages
Phone: (231) 591-2522
Email: [email protected]


  • MA, Grand Valley State University, Education General
  • BA, Grand Valley State University, Communication
  • BA, Grand Valley State University, English Language and Literature, Political Science
  • Associate of Arts, Grand Rapids Community College, Pre-Law


Bernadette Fox Swinkunas teaches composition classes. Her background includes teaching writing and literature classes at the secondary level, as well as teaching English as a Second Language in migrant, K–12, workplace and university settings. Her special interests are sociolinguistics and creative and therapeutic writing.
Employed at Ferris since 2006


  • Oral Presentation
    Swinkunas, B. (Presenter), Creative Writing Spring Camp, "Create Your Break," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (March 27, 2019).