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literature and language educator

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art, theater, travel.

Connections

Married Scott Champion, December 1, 1979 (divorced March 1984).

father:
Gunnar Ragnarsson

mother:
Pórdis Hilmarsdóttir

spouse:
Scott Champion