Working with: runology, epigraphy, medieval media and textual culture, literacy studies, Old Norse philology, Old Norse narratives and their modern reception, historical multimodality. Teaching courses on language, literature, textual culture, on BA-, MA- and PhD-level.


2005: PhD (doctor philosophiae), Nordic philology, University of Tartu, Estonia

2000: MA (magister artium), Nordic philology, University of Tartu, Estonia

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2017 (Nov)-… Member of the editorial board of the publication series Bibliotheca Nordica

2017-… Member of the Research Network of Urban Literacy Aarhus University http://projects.au.dk/rul/

2015-… Member of the Board of the Section for Source Publications (Kjeldeskriftkommisjonen) at the National Archives of Norway, representing the discipline of runology

2015-… Country representative for Norway, International Advisory Board of the International Saga Conference

2015-… Founding member of the research group in Language and Society (Språk og samfunn), Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, https://app.cristin.no/projects/show.jsf?id=501801 & http://www.hib.no/om-hogskolen/senter-for-kunstfag-kultur-og-kommunikasjon/forskargrupper/sprak-og-samfunn/

2013-… Affiliated member of the research group in Medieval Philology, University of Bergen

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