Ingrid Elam

Ingrid Elam is a Swedish writer and critic. She is a former Professor in Literary composition and the former Dean of the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts at the University of Gothenburg and ex Chair of PARSE. She holds a PhD in Comparative literature since 1985. Between 1989 and 2000 she was the cultural editor of the Swedish newspapers iDAGGöteborgs-Posten and Dagens Nyheter. From 2003 to 2012 she was employed at Malmö University, where, among other positions, she acted as the Dean of the School of Art and Communication.