Gabriel Swarts

Gabriel Swarts

Professional Profile

Dr. Gabriel Swarts is not only an Assistant Professor of Adolescence Education but also the Program Chair/Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Adolescence Education for the School of Education.

For ten years, Dr. Swarts worked as a Secondary Teacher in two Northeast Ohio public school districts. Then, for three years taught methods at Kent State University and the University of Wyoming.

“My teaching philosophy is that teaching, and learning is personal, moral, political, and context-specific and as educators, we have a responsibility to educate for social justice within an increasingly interconnected, globalized, democratic society.”

Dr. Swarts is currently researching artificial intelligence in education, technology in education, service-learning, democratic teaching and learnings, and identity construction and technology. Personally, Dr. Swarts likes music-making and producing, audio recording, running, biking, and photography.

Academic Credentials

  • Ph.D., Kent State University, 2017
  • M.A., History, Kent State University
  • B.A., Integrated Social Studies, Baldwin-Wallace University