Dr. Sherri Dienstfrey-Swanson


Professor of Theatre

Telephone: 208-282-3561
E-Mail: diensher@isu.edu


  • B.S. 1977, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • M.A. 1980, North Dakota State University
  • Ph.D. 1986, Kent State University

Joined ISU Faculty in 1987


Sherri begins her 29th year of teaching, her first four at the University of South Alabama and 25 at ISU.  She earned her BS from the University of Nebraska, her MA from North Dakota State University, and her Ph.D. from Kent State.  During her career, Sherri has directed over 80 productions.  She continues to adapt and direct Readers Theatres.  Among her favorite productions over her career are Lost In Yonkers, MacBeth, Amy's View, The Tempest, Twilight of the Golds, Greetings, Snoopy, Steel Magnolias, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Glass Menagerie, The Diary of Anne Frank, and The Boys Next Door.

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