Smithsonian Journeys Experts
Ann-Charlotte Gavel Adams
Lotta Gavel Adams is Professor of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle, where she for more than 25 years has taught courses on Scandinavian culture, with special emphasis on drama and film, women writers and children’s literature. She holds The Barbro Osher Endowed Chair in Swedish Studies at the University of Washington. She is a member of Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History, and Antiquities. Her primary research areas and passions are literature and the arts, which she sees as reflecting the heart and soul of the culture and societies, in which they were created.
What Our Travelers Say
- Previous Smithsonian Journeys Traveler
I learned a great deal from Lotta - not only from her lectures, but in general conversations. She was also very friendly and fun to be around.