Troy Storfjell

Associate Professor


Troy is heading up efforts to develop an Indigenous Studies program at Pacific Lutheran University. A dual citizen of Norway and the United States, Troy did early work at the University of Tromsø, before earning his PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001. His scholarship focuses on Sámi culture, literature and film, on Nordic colonialisms (including eco-colonialism and green colonialism), and on Indigenous research methodologies and trans-Indigenous criticism.

Arctic Minor Courses: CHID 470A: Sámi Culture and the Sounds of Place; CHID 470C/AIS 275C: Introduction to the North Sámi Language; and CHID 470B/AIS 275B: Theorizing Global Indigenous Studies