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Magnus S Helgason

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • Modern European economic history
  • History of consumption
  • History of the consumer cooperative movement in Europe

Publications

  • Neyslusaga og neysluí¾ekking. Ní½tt frí¦í°asvií° verí°ur til, [Consumption history and consumption knowledge. The emergence of a new filed of study]: Helgason, Magnus, Saga, 44 129-148, 2006.
  • ’Hin heií°arlega króna’ Gengisskráning krónunnar sem vií°fangsefni stjórnmálabaráttunnar á kreppuárunum 1931-1939, [’The honest króna’ Monetary policy as the subject of Icelandic politics during the Great Depression, 1930-1939]: Helgason, Magnus, Frá Kreppu til Vií°reisnar. íží¦ttir um hagstjórn á íslandi á árunum 1930-1960 [From Depression to Restoration. Chapters on the history of Icelandic economic policy, 1930-1960], 81-134, 2002.
  • Bandarí­sk hagsaga og klí­ómetrí­ska byltingin [American economic history and the cliometric revolution]: Helgason, Magnus, ížrií°ja í­slenska sí¶guí¾ingií°, 170-180, 2006.

Courses Taught

  • HIST 3722, History of Europe, 1945-present
  • HIST 3632, History of Germany, 1500-1871
  • HIST 1019, Global History, 1945-present
  • HIST 1027, Western Civilization 1500-present
  • HIST 1015, Global History 1945-present (as a TA)
  • HIST 1032, Western Civilization 1500-present (As a TA)
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Featured Faculty

  • Jean O'Brien, 2014 Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award

    Jean O'Brien has been awarded this year's Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award. Jean O'Brien joins Erika Lee (2012) as the second historian to receive Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award. Congratulations, Jeani!

    (Continue Reading)June 18th, 2014
  • Ann Waltner, 2014 President's Award for Outstanding Service

    Congratulations to Ann Waltner, who is a 2014 recipient of the President's Award for Outstanding Service.

    (Continue Reading)May 1st, 2014
  • Giancarlo Casale, Morse-Alumni Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education

    Giancarlo Casale has been named winner of this year's Morse-Alumni Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education.

    The department's nomination recognized his success in the classroom, his integration of language study and study abroad, his activity as a public intellectual, and his service as DUS.

    Each year since 1965, the University of Minnesota has recognized a select group of faculty members for their outstanding contributions to undergraduate education. This honor is awarded to exceptional candidates nominated by colleges in their quest to identify excellence in undergraduate education.

    Congratulations, Giancarlo!

    (Continue Reading)April 1st, 2014

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