Paula Gaard

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Literature, literary criticism, literary reviews, childrens literature, YA literature

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Paula Gaard holds a Ph.D. in literary criticism and is assistant professor at the University of the Faroe Islands.


She started teaching literary history at Fróðskaparsetur Føroya in 2010 and has taught literary theory, literary analysis as well as courses at BA and MA level in literary criticism and childrens and YA literature.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, The Critic's Apology - Literary reviews in Faroese newspapers and journals 1997-2007, University of the Faroe Islands

1 Sept 201630 Jun 2019

Award Date: 19 Mar 2021


  • PN0080 Criticism
  • PZ Childrens literature
  • PN0441 Literary History


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