Margaret Hayford O’Leary has been teaching
Norwegian at St. Olaf since 1977. Chair of the Norwegian
Department, board member of NORTANA, active member of
Sons of Norway and commissioner of Nordmanns-Forbundet,
Margaret has also been lead singer in the Lost Norwegians
folksong group for many years.
She also serves as chair of the German Department, a position that allows her to look back to her German studies at Concordia College (Moorhead).
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