Mathias Nordvig (1982-) was born in Denmark and has lived part of his childhood in Greenland. He has a PhD in Nordic mythology from Aarhus University in Denmark. During his studies, he has also lived in Iceland. Mathias Nordvig has been teaching Viking studies, Norse mythology, Scandinavian folklore, and Arctic culture at the University of Colorado at Boulder since 2015. He runs a YouTube channel called The Nordic Mythology Channel with the attached website www.nordicmythologychannel.com. He also has a podcast with the co-owner of the clothing company Horns of Odin, Daniel Farrand, which is called The Nordic Mythology Podcast. His latest book, Ásatrú for Beginners, is a newcomer’s guide to the spiritual belief system based around the pre-Christian folklore and mythology of Northern Europe.
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