Faculty

Margaret Hayford O'Leary
Professor of Norwegian and Associate Dean for the Humanities

At St. Olaf since 1977. Ph.D. and M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison. B.A. Concordia College (Moorhead). Specializes in language pedagogy, crime fiction, Norwegian culture and society. Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Knight first class.

Kyle Korynta
Visiting Assistant Professor of Norwegian

Ph.D. University of Washington, Seattle; B.A. St. Olaf College

Kari Lie Dorer
Associate Professor and Chair of Norwegian; Director of Nordic Studies

Kari Lie Dorer returns from sabbatical. She spent the year in Italy, working on an update and web portal for her first-year Norwegian curriculum, Sett i gang. She has her Ph.D. from the University of Texas-Austin.

Christine Haerter PiƱero
Instructor in Norwegian

B.A. St. Olaf College; M.A. New York University Specializes in Norwegian language pedagogy