Meet our new faculty: Timothy Tangherlini, Scandinavian

Timothy Tangherlini smiles at the camera

Timothy Tangherlini is a new member of UC Berkeley’s Scandinavian department.

Name: Timothy Tangherlini
Discipline: Scandinavian
Degrees: B.A., Folklore and mythology, Harvard, 1985; M.A., Scandinavian, UC Berkeley, 1986; Ph.D., Scandinavian, UC Berkeley, 1992
Research interests: Folklore, with an emphasis on computational approaches to aspects of informal culture. My recent work has focused on identifying conspiracy theories on social media.
Hobby: I love riding my bicycle in the East Bay hills.