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Barry Grant Swanson

Barry Grant Swanson, American food science educator. Grantee Nalley's Fine Foods, Inc., Tacoma, since 1983.


Swanson, Barry Grant was born on April 16, 1944 in Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, University Wisconsin, 1966. Master of Science in Food Science, University Wisconsin, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science, University Wisconsin, 1972.


Assistant professor food science University Idaho, Moscow, 1972-1973. From assistant professor to professor Washington State University, Pullman, since 1973. Consultant Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)/United Nations, India, 1986.

Principal investigator Bean/Cowpea Collaborative Research Support Program-United States Agency International Development, since 1980.


President Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Moscow, 1975-1978. Committee service Washington State University Faculty Senate, 1984-1986. Member American Chemical Society, Institute Food Technologists (regional committee since 1985, Travelaward 1974), American Council of Scientific and Health, American Society Horticultural Science, Sigma Xi, Gamma Sigma Delta.


Son of Orville Edward and Vera Louella (Dressel) S. Divorced; children: Alyssa Michelle, Krista Jo, Sara Beth.