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Margrét Gunnarsdóttir Champion

Margrét Gunnarsdóttir Champion, Swedish literature and language educator. Recipient Exchange scholarship, Irish Government, Trinity College, 1975-1976; Research grant, Swedish Council of Science, 2000. Member of Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy, Society for the Study of Narrative, University of Ohio.

Background

  • Champion, Margrét Gunnarsdóttir was born on January 30, 1953 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Arrived in Sweden, 1995, naturalized. Daughter of Gunnar Ragnarsson and Pórdis Hilmarsdóttir.

  • Education

    • Student, Trinity College, 1975—1977. Bachelor magna cum laude, University Georgia, 1980. Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1985.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Georgia, 1991.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant University Georgia, Athens, 1985—1990. Lecturer department comparative literature University Iceland, 1992—1994. Research fellow department English University Uppsala, Sweden, 1995—1998.

      Lecturer department English University Stockholm, Sweden, 1999—2000. Senior lecturer University Gothenburg, Sweden, since 2000. Guest lecturer University Uppsala, since 2006.

    Membership

    Member of Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy, Society for the Study of Narrative, University of Ohio.

    Personality

    Interests

    Art, theater, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Scott Champion, December 1, 1979 (divorced March 1984).
    • father: Gunnar Ragnarsson
    • mother: Pórdis Hilmarsdóttir
    • spouse: Scott Champion
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    Born January 30, 1953
    (age 64)
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    • 1980
      University Georgia
    • 1985
      University Georgia
    • 1991
      University Georgia
    • 1985 - 1990
      Teaching assistant, University Georgia
      Athens, New York, United States
    • 1992 - 1994
      lecturer, department comparative literature University Iceland
    • 1995 - 1998
      research fellow, department English University Uppsala
      Sweden
    • 1999
      lecturer, department English University Stockholm
      Sweden
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