Scandinavian Impulses

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Faculty Curators

Dr. James E. Cathey

Professor Cathey is an Emeritus Professor of German & Scandinavian Studies. His research interests include Germanic linguistics, Scandinavian languages, Finnish, and Old Saxon. (dept. bio)

Dr. Eric Einhorn

Professor Einhorn is an Emeritus Professor of Political Science. His teaching and research interests include "European Welfare States," comparative public policy, Scandinavian and European politics, and U.S. foreign policy. (dept. bio)

Dr. Sherrill Harbison

Professor Harbison's work focuses on art and intellectual life in 19th- and 20th-century Scandinavia. Her interests include Norwegian literature, Icelandic Eddas and sagas, Sigrid Undset, Knut Hamsun, the Arctic, Native American literature, American Realism, and Willa Cather. (dept. bio)

Dr. Frank Hugus

Professor Hugus is Professor of German & Scandinavian Studies. His teaching and research interests include modern Danish and other Scandinavian literature and Germanic philology. (dept. bio)

Series Staff

Christopher Hench

Michael Moynihan

Patrick Thoendel

Evan Torner

Former Staff

Dr. Kyle Frackman, faculty co-curator

Professor Frackman was formerly Lecturer and Language Program Coordinator in German & Scandinavian Studies and an Affiliated Faculty Member in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Frackman is now a faculty member at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Robert Duchstein

Jordan Garner

Qimti Paienjton

Andrea Phillips

Patrick Prendergast

Jamele Watkins

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