William Swinehart

William Swinehart, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology



Office: Roberts 226

After working as an adjunct professor in the university’s biology department in 2020-21, I joined George Fox as a visiting assistant professor of biology in 2021. I taught General Biology and Foundation of Biology the past two years and previously gained teaching experience as an adjunct instructor of biochemistry at Portland State University in 2019.

As a student at Ohio State University, I served as a graduate teaching assistant for biochemistry and molecular biology between 2010 and 2015, as well as a grad teaching assistant for numerous classes and labs in disciplines that included human biology, biological chemistry, and molecular biology.

Academic Background

PhD, Biochemistry, Ohio State University (2015)
BS, Chemistry, Georgia Southwestern State University (2008)

Outside the Classroom 

I live in Lake Oswego with my wife, Amanda, and our children Ava, Wyatt and Campbell. We attend Westside: A Jesus Church.