Visiting Scholar
University of Aberdeen





Hannah Burrows is Lecturer in Scandinavian Studies and Acting Director of the Centre for Scandinavian Studies, University of Aberdeen. She holds a B.A. (hons) in English and Linguistics, an M.A. in Medieval Studies, and a Ph.D. in English and Related Literature, all from the University of York, UK. During 2007–2012 she was Research Associate in the Department of English, University of Sydney, and in 2013–2014 was a Junior Research Fellow at Durham University. Dr Burrows is currently an Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded Leadership Fellow, and is developing a monograph on the natural world and relationships between the human and the non-human in Old Norse poetry. She is the Bibliography Editor for the Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages project, and has edited and translated the poetry from Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks for the same project. She has also published a number of articles and book chapters on relationships between law and literature in medieval Iceland, as well as on Old Norse riddles, myth, and translation. While at the Department in the 2017 winter semester, Dr Burrows co-ordinates a course on 'An Introduction to Old Norse Myths and Religions.'