Sean Lawing

Assistant Professor of History

Dr. Sean Lawing teaches medieval history, Old Icelandic literature, and a course on World War II-era Germany. His research focuses on medieval Scandinavia (Vikings!), particularly Old Norse laws and sagas.


  • Ph.D., University of Iceland
  • M.A., University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
  • B.A., University of North Carolina–Charlotte

Areas of Research/Interest

  • Medieval Scandinavia
  • Old Norse laws and sagas
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Courses Taught