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 101-321 Instructor 

3005S JKB  801-422-9177

tiiwatts@byu.edu

Maren E. Mecham

Language Coordinator

Graduate student, Second Language Teaching

Norwegian 101-321 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.hansen@byu.edu

Paul Jepsen

Danish 321 Instructor

Student Instructors

Thomas Wintch

Thomas Wintch

Icelandic Instructor

3002 JKB 

twwintch@yahoo.com

Naomi Hall

Danish Instructor

3002 JKB  

Naomi.hall193@gmail.com

Scandinavian Student Club Officers

Club President

Naomi Hall

Vice Presidents

Grant Foulger, Brigham Hill, Lance Palmer, and Anya Searle

Language Café Facilitators

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

August Qvist

Danish

Keely Watts

Finnish

Jill Westerman

Swedish

Norway flag circle

Matias Hiltunen

Norwegian

Icelandic flag in a circle

Dan Wright

Icelandic