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Baltic and Nordic Studies Librarian, University Libraries / 206-543-5588
Office Hours: Walk-ins welcome most times M-F 8am-5pm, or by appointment.
132 Suzzallo Library
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Graduate Program Assistant / 206-543-0645
Office Hours: M-Th 8:00-4:30
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Visiting Lecturer of Latvian / 206-370-2515
Office Hours: Abroad Autumn and Winter Quarter
RAI 305 W
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Podcast Producer
Assistant Teaching Professor
Office Hours: By appointment
305 Q
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Assistant Professor and TA Coordinator / 206-543-6099
Office Hours: W 3:00-4:00 (WIN2020)
RAI 305 N
Graduate Student
Graduate Student Alumnus
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Assistant Professor / 206-685-2551
Office Hours: Fall 2020, by appointment (or specified on our Canvas page); email me to set up a time
RAI 305 P
Graduate Student
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Visiting Lecturer of Finnish / 206-637-0727
RAI 305 Y
Kaija Kauppinen
Visiting Finnish Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant
Kim Kraft
Undergraduate Advisor, Lecturer / 206-685-7962
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30-4 pm
RAI 305 X
Senior Computing Specialist
In Memoriam, Former Advisory Board Member
Nordic Studies Librarian/Assistant Instruction Coordinator / (206) 685-1446
Office Hours: By appointment, Monday- Thursday
SUZ 139
Andy Meyer
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:00, or by appointment
RAI 305 Q
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Department Chair, Professor / 206-543-0643
Office Hours: Wed 11-12
RAI 318 C
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Visiting Lecturer of Danish / 206-685-8741
Office Hours: Monday & Thursday, 10-11AM
RAI 305 S
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Assistant Teaching Professor / 206-543-7233
Office Hours: Wednesday, 9:00 - 11:00 AM (Wi21)
RAI 305 U
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Kazickas Family Endowed Professor in Baltic Studies; Associate Professor of Baltic Studies; Head, Baltic Studies Program / 206-616-5224
Raitt 305 V
Graduate Student
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Professor; Graduate Program Coordinator / 206-543-6084
Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30pm Join URL:, or by appointment
Egle Vaisetaite
Visiting Lecturer of Lithuanian / 206-209-8695
Office Hours: By appointment
Rait Hall 305 W
Graduate Student, On Leave
Office Hours: On leave
Member, Advisory Board
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Graduate Student
Office Hours: Autumn 2020: Th 10:30 – 11:20 (or by appointment)
RAI 108 A

Emeritus Faculty

Professor Emerita and Barbro Osher Endowed Chair of Swedish Studies / 206-543-6099
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:00-2:00PM
305 X
Terje Leiren
Professor Emeritus of Scandinavian Studies, Sverre Arestad Endowed Chair in Norwegian Studies / 206-543-0645
Office Hours: By appointment.
RAI 305 T

In Memoriam

Name Title
Kvamme, Olaf In Memoriam, Former Advisory Board Member
Westerberg, Norman Member, Advisory Board

Adjunct/Affiliate Faculty

Name Title
Klaus Brandl Adjunct Associate Professor (German)
Jay L. Bruns III  Affiliate Instructor
Elise Carlson-Rainier Affiliate Assistant Professor
Peter Cohan Adjunct Associate Professor (Architecture)
Ástráður Eyinsteinson Affiliate Professor
Lizette Gradén Affiliate Associate Professor
Katherine Jane Hanson Affiliate Associate Professor (Scandinavian)
Mette Hjort Affiliate Professor (Visual Studies, Lingnan University)
Alison Johnston Affiliate Associate Professor
Violeta Kelertas Affiliate Professor 
Katherine Larson Affiliate Assistant Professor
Heather MacLaughlin Garbes Affiliate Assistant Professor
Mark Mussari Affiliate Assistant Professor
Paul R. Norlen  Affiliate Assistant Professor 
Tiina Nunnally  Affiliate Faculty (Scandinavian)
Steve Pfaff  Adjunct Professor (Sociology)
Aldis Purs Affiliate Assistant Professor
Ellen Rees Affiliate Associate Professor
Sven H. Rossel Affiliate Professor (Scandinavian, Universität Wien)
Marianne Stølen Affiliate Assistant Professor
Margaret Willson Affiliate Faculty