D. Swords is an American scientist.
1962, Swords graduated from the
University of Notre Dame with a B.S.
He studied Biochemistry at Iowa
State University (where
he earned his M.S.), and
at Case Western Reserve University (where
he earned his Ph.D. in 1972).
of 2006, Swords is a professor
of Natural Sciences at Western Michigan University,
where he received a Teaching
Excellence award in 1978.
is also interested in Ufology, and is seen as an authority
of the Condon
Committee. He was editor of the Journal
for UFO Studies. He was a prominently
featured talking head on the prime-time 2005 television
special Peter Jennings Reporting:
UFOs Seeing Is Believing, discussing
the early history of the U.S. Military's UFO investigations
(see also Project
Sign and Project
Thumbnail History Of Environmentalism,
Western Michigan University
The USAF-Sponsored Colorado
Project For The Scientific Study Of UFOs