Faculty and Staff

Kari Gronningsaeter

Visiting Instructor in Scandinavian Studies

Laurie Iudin-Nelson

Full Professor of Russian Studies

Course Topics: modern languages, Russian, Peace and Conflict Studies

Education: Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., Russian Area Studies, University of Minnesota; B.A., History, Russian, St. Olaf College

Director of Russian Studies and Nordic Studies programs

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Maren Anderson Johnson

Education: Ph.D., Scandinavian Language and Literature, University of Washington; M.A., Scandinavian Language and Literature, University of Washington; B.A., Norwegian Language and Literature, Pacific Lutheran University

Anna Peterson

Assistant Professor of History

Education: Ph.D., History, Ohio State University; M.A., History, University of North Dakota; B.A., Scandinavian Studies, Concordia College (Moorhead) 

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