After finishing my M.A. in Comparative Literature with an emphasis on Nordisk litteraturhistoria at the University of Stockholm, I went to UC Berkeley to complete my Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with areas of specialization in Swedish, French and American literature.



He has also published over seventy articles, poems and reviews in a wide range of journals.


He has co-edited with Kathleen Komar Lyrical Symbols and Narrative Transformations: Essays in Honor of Ralph Freedman (1998).

Courses Taught

Scandinavian 50: Introduction to Scandinavian Literature
Scandinavian 50W: Introduction to Scandinavian Literature (Writing 2)
Scandinavian C145: Strindberg
Scandinavian 181: Contemporary Swedish Literature