Associate Professor of History Sean Lawing at Bryn Athyn College

Sean Lawing

208 DC

Associate Professor of History

Human Society

Dr. Lawing teaches medieval history, German, and Old Icelandic literature. In addition, he teaches a course on World War II-era Germany and one on European folk- and fairy tales. 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