Ingrid Urberg

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A., Luther College - Decorah, Iowa

Dr. Ingrid Urberg teaches Norwegian language and Scandinavian literature and culture courses, and she is also a recipient of the Augustana Distinguished Teaching Award. A number of her courses are inter- and cross-disciplinary in nature, and Viking Age Mythology and Scandinavian Crime Fiction are among the courses she has recently developed. Dr. Urberg’s research interests include personal narratives and polar literature, and her projects have brought her to northern Norway, Greenland and Svalbard.

Dr. Urberg may be reached at 780.679.1573, or by e-mail at

Portrait of Shauna WiltonDr. Shauna Wilton
(Ph.D., Alberta, M.A., Carleton, B.A., Manitoba)

Dr. Wilton began teaching at Augustana in 2003 and teaches primarily in political studies. Her main teaching areas are related to gender, ethnicity, popular culture, and law and politics.  In particular, she is interested in exploring the law through interdisciplinary and intersectional lenses that incorporate gender, race and class. Her current research is focused on family policy and the politics of mothering, and gender, race and class in crime fiction, television and film.  She also does research on teaching, which focuses on student engagement and developing research skills.