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Scott Mellor

Scott Mellor

Expert on Scandinavian mythology, current Swedish culture, Hans Christian Andersen and folklore

Senior lecturer, Scandinavian studies College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-0863 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Scandinavian mythology
  • Medieval Scandinavia
  • Modern Sweden
  • Hans Christian Andersen
  • Scandinavian folklore and folk traditions


  • Member, Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, American Folklore Society
  • Author, "Analyzing Ten Poems from the Poetic Edda"
  • College of Letters & Science Academic Staff Excellence Award, 2007-08
  • Interviewee and consultant for the History Channel's "Clash of the Gods" series, episodes on Thor, "Beowulf," "Lord of the Rings"