Dean Krouk

Nordic

Associate Professor

krouk@wisc.edu

Office Number: 1308 Van Hise Hall


Language: Norwegian

Research/Language Interests: Modern Scandinavian literature and history; politics of literature in the twentieth century; literary and cultural modernism; fascism and anti-fascism.

About: Dean Krouk teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Scandinavian history and literature, as well as advanced Norwegian. His main area of research is Norwegian literature since the nineteenth century, especially its intersections with modern political ideologies. In addition to his first book, Fascism and Modernist Literature in Norway (University of Washington Press, 2017), Dean has published academic articles about authors such as Knut Hamsun, Karl Ove Knausgård, Kjartan Fløgstad, Merethe Lindstrøm, and Henrik Ibsen.

Affiliated Departments: Center for European Studies

Education:
• University of California, Berkeley, PhD in Scandinavian (2011)
• University of California, Berkeley, MA in Scandinavian (2005)
• University of Chicago, BA in Comparative Literature (2003)