Kristín Loftsdóttir is a Professor in Anthropology at the University of Iceland. Her research, based on postcolonial theories and anthropology, has focused on whiteness, gender and racial identity, as well as issues of international development and nationalism. She has carried out fieldwork in Niger and, more recently, Iceland.Kristín has published in journals including Ethnicities, Identities, Social Identities and The European Journal of Women’s Studies, and has co-edited the books Teaching ‘Race’ with a Gendered Edge (Atgender and CEU Press, 2012) and Postcolonialism and Whiteness in the Nordic Region (Ashgate, 2012). ‘ Her Icelandic-language book Konan sem fékk spjót í höfuðið (The Woman who got a spear in her head: The strangeness of methodology) was awarded the Fjöruverðlaunin (Icelandic Women’s Literature Prize) for scholarly book of the year in 2010.
Kristín Loftdóttir. 2020. Snertifletir: Andlit úr gifsi og samtenging heimsins. Ritið, 20(3), 203-234. https://ritid.hi.is/index.php/ritid/article/view/121/107
Loftsdóttir Kristín (2020). An alternative world: a perspective from the North on racism and migration. Race & Class. August 2020. doi:10.1177/0306396820948320 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0306396820948320
Tryggvadóttir, H. & Loftsdóttir, K. (2020). The word I hate: Racism, Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Iceland. Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, 16(1), 23-42. http://www.irpa.is/article/view/a.2020.16.1.2/pdf
Eyrún Eyþórsdóttir og Kristín Loftsdóttir. (2019). “Grýta þetta pakk” : Haturstjáning í íslensku samhengi. Stjórnmál og Stjórnsýsla, 15(2), 255-276. http://www.irpa.is/article/view/a.2019.15.2.6/pdf
Kristín Loftsdóttir og Unnur Dís Skaptadóttir. (2019). Íslenskur vinnumarkaður – erlent starfsfólk: Ritstýrt hefti íslenska þjóðfélagsins. Íslenska þjóðfélagið, 10(2), 3-13. https://www.thjodfelagid.is/index.php/Th/article/view/160
„Fenguð þið frí af Litla-Hrauni?“ Kynþáttahyggja og fordómar í garð fólks frá Litháen í upphafi 21. Aldar.
Kristín Loftsdóttir. (2019). „Fenguð þið frí af Litla-Hrauni?“ Kynþáttahyggja og fordómar í garð fólks frá Litháen í upphafi 21. Aldar. Íslenska þjóðfélagið, 10(2), 80-96. http://www.thjodfelagid.is/index.php/Th/issue/view/22/15