Daniel Möller

Researcher, Associate Professor

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Languages and Literature


Short CV, Daniel Möller

Associate Professor in Comparative Literature
Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University
Box 201, 221 00 Lund
Phone: + 46 46 222 84 86, + 46 709 68 96 22,



Daniel Möller, born in 1974, was educated at the Universities of Linköping, London (UCL) and Lund (PhD, 2011). Möller is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Lund. He has published books and articles in Swedish and English on early modern Swedish and early modern European poetry and on Latin poetry.




2018–2021: Researcher financed by the Swedish Research Council (VR)


2018–. Chairman of the Society for the journal Nordisk poesi. Tidsskrift for lyrikkforskning


2013–2015: Researcher financed by VR


2013–. Research Fellow, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University (LU)


2013–. Chairman of the Society for the journal Tidskrift för litteraturvetenskap (TfL)


2013–. On the advisory board of TfL


2011–2012: Editor-in-chief of TfL


2011: Doctor of Philosophy, Centre for Languages and Literature, LU


2007: Visiting Scholar at the Department of Classics, Cincinnati University, US


2007: Studies in literary theory at The School of Criticism and Theory, Cornell University, US


2006–. Board member of the Gunnar Ekelöf Society, Stockholm. Editor of the Society’s literary magazine


2000–2001: Studies in Comparative Literature at University College London (UCL), England


1995–2002: Studies at Linköping University, UCL, and Lund University




Academic prizes 
Prize awarded by The Swedish Academy, Stockholm (2016) http://www.svenskaakademien.se/en 

Prize awarded by The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, Stockholm (2013)


Prize awarded by The New Society of Letters at Lund (2013) http://projekt.ht.lu.se/vetenskapssocieteten/

Prize awarded by The Swedish Academy, Stockholm (2011) http://www.svenskaakademien.se/en


My dissertation, originally published in Swedish in 2011, is now available in English and may be ordered from Peter Lang Verlag, "Dumb Beasts in Hallowed Tombs: Swedish Funerary Poetry for Animals 1670–1760" (2015): http://www.peterlang.de/index.cfm?event=cmp.ccc.seitenstruktur.detailseiten&seitentyp=produkt&pk=85143&concordeid=265925


Recent research outputs

Daniel Möller, 2019 May 14, Svenska Dagbladet, Stockholm.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication or newspaperNewspaper article

Daniel Möller, 2019, Odae Sveticae. Columbus, S. (ed.). Stockholm: Nirstedt/litteratur, p. 5-12 (N/L:s poesibibliotek; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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