Arnor Gunnarsson

Arnor Gunnarsson

Research Interests

Arnor Gunnarsson joined the MA program in Fall 2018. His research interests include: 19th and 20th century history, intellectual history, transnational history, U.S. foreign policy, U.S.-Icelandic relations, Iceland and Denmark.

Arnor graduated in October 2019 and is currently a Specialist for the National Security Council, Prime Minister's Office (Reykjavík, Iceland).

MA Thesis

“Some Good News from Greece”: Philhellenism in Denmark
Advisor: Konstantina Zanou


  • MA in European History, Politics, and Society - Columbia University, 2019
  • BA in History - University of Iceland

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2018 - Fulbright Fellowship
  • 2018 - Thor Thors Memorial Fund (The American-Scandinavian Foundation)
  • 2017 - Icelandic Student Innovation Fund