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Glenn Kranking

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Glenn Kranking is Associate Professor of History and Scandinavian Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College. He received his Ph.D. in History from The Ohio State University, and has lived and researched in Sweden, Estonia, Finland, and Russia. His area of research includes Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea Region with an emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries, nationalism, and minorities. One of his more recent courses looks at Nordic Explorers, from the Vikings to the Polar explorers.

What Our Travelers Say

Glenn was knowledgeable, helpful, friendly, and considerate. Glenn's time in Scandinavia and his unique experience added greatly to the trip. 

- Previous Journeys Traveler, Scandinavian Journey: Norway, Sweden, and Denmark

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Journey Through Norway

16 days | Starting at: $6,794
May 12, 2020 - May 27, 2020

With a Three-day Stay in Copenhagen
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