Currently undertaking a PhD at the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies (FAHACS), University of Leeds. The research centers on the exploration of ballads in contemporary Faroese culture.
· ‘Performing (Hi)Stories: Narrative Elements in Faroese Balladry and Ring Dance’ – Book chapter, Events and Narratives in Language, ed. By Janusz Badio, Lodz Studies in Language, (Peter Lang, 2016)
· ‘Metamorphosis, Beauty and the Monstrous: The Female Body in Faroese Folklore’, Désir, érotisme et cultures corporelles en Europe du Nord, Deshima, revue d’histoire globale des pays du nord, no. 11 (Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, 2017)
· ‘Metamorphosis, Beauty and the Monstrous: The Female Body in Faroese Folklore’, Conference pare, Désir, érotisme et cultures corporelles en Europe du Nord,March 2017, University of Strasbourg, FR
· ‘Exploring Faroese and Icelandic Relationship to the Sea in Selkie Lore: Kópakonan (1891) and Selshamurinn (1852)’ – Conference paper, Frændafundur 9, August 2016, University of Iceland, ÍS
· ‘Balladry in Contemporary Faroese Culture: The Faroese ballad Ormurin Langi Reinterpreted’ – Conference paper, 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 2016, Western Michigan University, MI US
· ‘Seyðabrævið: Old Norse and the language of the Faroe Islands’ – Conference paper, Norse in the North: Translation and Transmission, June 2016, University of York, UK
· ‘Balladry in Contemporary Faroese Culture: How do ballad singing and dance inform national identity and heritage in the Faroe Islands’ – Conference paper, Making an Impact: Postgraduate Research Conference, June 2016, University Of Leeds, UK
· ‘Performing Stories: Narrative Elements in Faroese Balladry and Ring Dance’ – Conference paper, Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives on Events and Narrative in Language Conference, December 2015, University of Łódź, PL
Other areas of interest include the socio-political landscape of European minorities, the study of language and culture in small communities and the role of heritage in contemporary formations of national identities. During my PhD I have taught undergraduate modules in Cultural and Media Studies.