Ph.D. Plant ecology, University of Lund, 1994.
BSc. Biology, University of Iceland, 1975.
1975-1979, Teacher, Flúðir elementary school.
1976-1980 (summers), Research assistant, Icelandic Institute of Natural Histor and Neskaupstaður Museum of Natural History.
1987-1997 Plant ecologist, Agricultural Research Institute (RALA).
1997- Plant ecologist, Icelandic Institute of Natural History.