Welcome to Assistant Professor Asta Monsted

The faculty of the Department of Scandinavian is thrilled to welcome a new colleague, Prof. Asta Mønsted, who begins her tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in July 2024.

Prof. Mønsted researches Inuit oral history and its connections to the archeological record of Greenland. She will be developing the department’s interests in the cultures of the Arctic region and will teach a course (Scandin 170) on “Arctic Folklore and Mythology in Nordic Lands” in Fall Semester 2024.