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 Loftsdóttir og Helga Björnsdóttir. (2015). Áhættusækni í útrásargleði: Karlar og konur í bönkum og fjármálafyrirtækjum. Veftímaritið Stjórnmál og stjórnsýsla, 11(2), 231-246. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3491-724X
Loftsdóttir, K. (2011). Ambitious Icelanders: The Background and Beginning of Icelandic International Development. Icelandic Review of Politics & Administration, 7(2), 307-325. https://dx.doi.org/10.13177/irpa.a.2011.7.2.5
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
Guðjónsdóttir, G., & Loftsdóttir, K. (2016). Being a desirable migrant: perception and racialization of Icelandic migrants in Norway. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 43(5),
Loftsdóttir, K. (2012). Belonging and the Icelandic others: Situating Icelandic identity in a postcolonial context. In Loftsdóttir, K., & Jensen, L. (Eds.). Whiteness and Postcolonialism
Loftsdóttir, K., & Pálsson, G. (2013). Black on White: Danish Colonialism, Iceland and the Caribbean. Í Naum, M., & Nordin, J.M. (Eds.). Scandinavian Colonialism and