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Christer Lennart Westerdahl

Christer Lennart Westerdahl, archaeologist, ethnologist, museum curator. Certified fil.licence 1990. Recipient Harold Hvarfner award, Center Swedish Museum Ethnology, 1983, award, Royal Gustav Adolph Academy, 1989, Royal Skyttean Society award, 1990; scholarship, Kempe Foundation, 1971-1987, Berit Wallenberg Foundation, 1983, 1988.

Background

  • Westerdahl, Christer Lennart was born on November 13, 1945 in Stockholm. Son of Herbert Lennart and Margit Anna Charlotta (Svensson) Westerdahl.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Stockholm University, 1969. Postgraduate, Umea University.

    Career

    • Freelance journalist, 1969—1973. Freelance archaeologist & ethnologist, since 1969. Curator Museum Ornskoldsvik, since 1980.

      Editor, principal contributor Southwest Greenland, 1974, Gotska Sandon, 1977. Principal editor, contributor Spetsbergen--Land i norr. Served with Swedish Army.

    Major achievements

    • Certified fil.licence 1990.

    Membership

    Member of Swedish Speleological Society, Nature & Society (founder), Society Marine Archaeology (founder, chief editor Transactions).

    Personality

    Interests

    Outdoor activities.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Kristina Drake, October 18, 1985.
    • father: Herbert Lennart Westerdahl
    • mother: Margit Anna Charlotta (Svensson) Westerdahl
    • spouse: Anna Kristina Drake
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    Born November 13, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1969
      Stockholm University
    • 1969 - 1973
      Freelance journalist
    • 1969
      freelance archaeologist & ethnologist
    • 1980
      curator Museum Ornskoldsvik