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Personal profile


  • Member of various committees for promotions to Chairs at Universities of Oslo, Trondheim and Troms#01ff in Norway
  • Member of annual panel for awarding Norwegian government scholarships to British citizens for study in Norway
  • 2007- appointed as External Member of Committee for the Promotion of Scandinavian Studies, UCL
  • External Examiner for UCL and University of Trondheim
  • Awarded an honorary prize of £5000 in December 2007 by the Freedom of Expression Foundation, Oslo, for work on Norwegian literature and language.

Areas of Expertise

Scandinavian literature; Norwegian and Danish language.