Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Director of Scandinavian Studies

Associate Professor, Comparative Arts & Letters

3031 JFSB

801-422-1932

nate_kramer@byu.edu

Interests: Danish literature, Norwegian literature, European Modernism, Memory Studies. Languages: Norwegian, Danish

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Julie K. Allen

Professor, Comparative Arts & Letters

3025 JFSB

801-422-7891

julie_allen@byu.edu

Interests: Questions of cultural identity in 19th, 20th, and 21st century Northern Europe, particularly with regard to literature, religion, silent film, and migration. Languages: Danish, German

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Christopher "Chip" Oscarson

Associate Professor, Comparative Arts & Letters

3033 JFSB

801-422-9037

christopher_oscarson@byu.edu

Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Scandinavian literature, silent film, and the relationship between literature, film, art, and the environment. Language: Swedish

Curriculum Vitae

Scandinavian Program Coordinators

Tiina Watts

Tiina Watts

Language Coordinator

MA Second Language Teaching

Finnish Instructor

3005S JKB  801-422-9177

tiiwatts@byu.edu

Maren E. Mecham

Language Coordinator

Graduate student, Second Language Teaching

Norwegian Instructor

3005S JKB  801-422-9177

marenmecham@byu.edu

Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Scott Burt

Professor, Chemistry

C414 BNSN

801-422-2404

srburt@chem.byu.edu

Teaches SCAND 329/ICLND 429: Old Norse

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Wade Hollingshaus

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Theatre and Media Arts

D-581B HFAC

801-422-7768

wadeh@byu.edu

Publications included in Nordic Theatre Studies, Theatre Topics, Review: The Journal of Dramaturgy, Scandinavian Studies, and The Journal of Finnish Studies.

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Sarah Reed

Assistant Professor, History

2164 JFSB

801-422-9167

sarah_reed@byu.edu

Interests: Scandinavian-American studies, German-American studies, womenʼs studies, and Mormon studies.

Curriculum Vitae

Adjunct Instructors

Victoria Hansen

Swedish 101-321 Instructor

3005S JKB  801-422-9177

victoria@hansenfamily.se

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Norwegian 321 Instructor

 

Owen Witesman

Finnish 321 Instructor

owen@witesman.com

Paul Jepsen

Danish 321 Instructor

Student Instructors

Thomas Wintch

Thomas Wintch

Icelandic Instructor

3002 JKB 

twwintch@yahoo.com

Naomi Hall

Naomi Hall

Danish Instructor

3002 JKB  

Naomi.hall193@gmail.com

Scandinavian Student Club Officers

Club President

Vice President

Language Café Facilitators

Language Café Facilitators run our weekly conversation groups for language students.

Swedish

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Icelandic

Naomi Hall

Danish

 

Finnish

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Matias Hiltunen

Norwegian