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James Swezey, Ed.D.

Director of Qualitative Research, School of Education

jaswezey@liberty.edu
(434) 592-4342

Education

  • Ed.D. in Education Leadership

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 360
  • EDUC 919
  • EDUC 980

Professional Memberships

  • AERA
  • ICCTE
  • ICPEL

Biography

James serves as a Professor at Liberty University and is the Director of Qualitative Research. He began his career in K-12 education and has specialized in this area with a focus on qualitative research. Today, James enjoys working with undergraduate teacher candidates, guiding doctoral candidates, and helping others become published scholars.

Publications

  • Westmoreland, T. M., & Swezey, J. A. (2019). Teacher perspectives of instructional coach’s impact on student achievement in middle school. Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences, 6(1), 42-54.
  • Swezey, J. A. (2017). Integrity [revised and updated]. In A. P. Beam & R. Claxton, Professionalism in education: Hitting your mark. Lanham, MD: Kendall Hunt.
  • Prichard, T. G., & Swezey, J. A. (2016). Factors affecting Christian parents’ school choice decision processes: A grounded theory study. Journal of Research on Christian Education, 25(1), 3-24.
  • Cameron, T., & Swezey, J. A. (2015). Educating in the Spirit: An examination the person and role of the Holy Spirit in Christian school education (Part Two). ICCTE Journal, 10(2). [An electronic journal of the International Christian Community for Teacher Education]
  • Cameron, T., & Swezey, J. A. (2015). Educating in the Spirit: An examination the person and role of the Holy Spirit in Christian school education (Part One). ICCTE Journal, 10(1). [An electronic journal of the International Christian Community for Teacher Education]
  • Kelly, M. D., & Swezey, J. A. (2015). The effects of gender on the perceptions of school resource officers regarding roles, responsibilities, school culture, and collaboration. Journal of School Leadership, 25(1), 54-68.
  • Swezey, J. A. (2015). Dr. Paul A. Kienel: ACSI founding executive director. In G. T. Kurian & M. A. Lamport (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Christian education. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
  • Swezey, J. A. (2015). The International Institute for Christian School Educators. In G. T. Kurian & M. A. Lamport (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Christian education. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
  • Swezey, J. A. (2015). Regent University. In G. T. Kurian & M. A. Lamport (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Christian education. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
  • Swezey, J. A., & Beam, A. P. (2015). The US Supreme Court and Christian education. In G. T. Kurian & M. A. Lamport (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Christian education. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
  • Swezey, J. A., & Cameron, T. (2015). The educational role of the Holy Spirit. In G. T. Kurian & M. A. Lamport (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Christian education. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
  • Swezey, J. A., & Cameron, T. (2015). Spiritual gifts. In G. T. Kurian & M. A. Lamport (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Christian education. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
  • Swezey, J. A., & Schultz, K. G. (2015). Released time Bible education. In G. T. Kurian & M. A. Lamport (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Christian education. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Research Interests

  • Worldview Development
  • Christian School Education