Barbara Swain was the daughter of George Fillmore and Katherine (Wheeler) Swain. She born in Boston, MA in 1898 and studied at the Winsor School in Boston from 1911 to 1916. In 1920, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College with an A.B. degree. At Vassar, she was the News Editor of the Miscellany News. From 1920-1922, she taught English and History at Francis Parker School in Chicago. She earned an A.M. degree in 1924 and Ph.D. in 1932 in Comparative Literature from Columbia University, where she was a research assistant from 1925 to 1926 in the English department. She also studied education at Harvard University and French literature and history at the Sorbonne. Awarded a Vassar Faculty Fellowship for 1958-1959, she attended courses at Columbia and carried on intensive private study of Old, Middle, and Theoretical-Modern English.
In 1926, Barbara Swain became an instructor of English at Vassar College. She was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1931, and Associate Professor in 1937. In 1944, she was awarded the position of full professor. During her Vassar career, she taught a wide range of English language history courses as well as literature subjects from Shakespeare to Contemporary Poetry. One of Swain's major publications was Fools and Folly during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (Columbia University Press, 1932).
Barbara S. Swain, J.D., Ph.D. Dr. Swain is Co-founder, Vice President and Managing Director of Dispute Dynamics, Inc. She has been a trial consultant since 1988. Dr. Swain has consulted, performed research, and selected juries in hundreds of federal and state venues throughout the United States, and in Puerto Rico. Dr. Swain has been involved in over 800 cases in areas which include Antitrust, Consumer Class Action, Contract, Employment, Environmental, Fraud, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice, Qui Tam, RICO, Securities, Trade Secrets, and Toxic Torts.
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