Astrid E.J. Ogilvie
Astrid Ogilvie is a climate historian and human ecologist, with an abiding interest in both the broader issues of climatic change, and the environmental humanities. An insight into her work may be seen here https://bifrostonline.org/sea-ice-stories-from-iceland-and-labrador/. Her grantmanship includes leadership (PI) of some 9 interdisciplinary international research projects funded by the National Science Foundation of the USA and participation (Co-PI) in 4 others. Also several awards from the Research Council of Iceland - RANNÍS, and 2 NordForsk Centre of Excellence awards. She currently co-leads the Nordic Centre of Excellence Nordforsk-funded project Arctic Climate Predictions: Pathways to Resilient, Sustainable Societies (ARCPATH) see http://www.svs.is/en/projects/arcpath. She also leads The Natural World in Literary and Historical Sources from Iceland ca. AD 800 to 1800 (ICECHANGE) funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (Sweden) see http://www.svs.is/en/projects/icechange. She is a Co-PI on the project Northern Knowledge for Resilience, Sustainable Environments and Adaptation in Coastal Communities (NORSEACC) funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRCC) of Canada. She is also a Co-PI on two recently awarded (2020) projects, the Belmont Forum project Understanding Resilience and Long-Term Ecosystem Change in the High Arctic: Narrative-Based Analyses from Svalbard (SVALUR) and the NSF Navigating the New Arctic Project Navigating Impacts of the Arctic Tourism Industry on Nature, Commerce, and Culture in Northern Communities. Astrid Ogilvie's teaching activities include designing and teaching an undergraduate course at the University of Colorado: “North Atlantic Peoples and Cultures”. Awards and honours include the Dorothy Parker Faculty Fellowship from the University of Colorado, Boulder, awarded for “being a creative force in her field” and a Fulbright Scholarship to Iceland. She is the author of some 100 scientific papers and two edited books. A recent jointly-authored article was awarded the 2019 St Andrews Article Prize from the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) see https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.04.007. Astrid Ogilvie´s primary affiliations are the Stefansson Arctic Institute in Akureyri, Iceland, and the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado. See also https://instaar.colorado.edu/people/astrid-e-j-ogilvie/ and https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/archaeology-institute/staff/professor-astrid-ogilvie/.