Jóan Pauli Joensen is Professor of Ethnology and Culture History at the University of the Faroe Islands. He has written numerous articles in scientific periodicals and papers, and has published several books related to Faroese culture history and traditions. His most recent book, Bót og biti vol. 1&2, (Stock and Bite) is about the cuisine of the Faroe Islands. The book explores Faroese food culture within its wider historical and cultural context. Surveying a broad variety of sources, the book collects anecdotes, recipes, and interviews, exploring food and customs.
Works: Fólk og mentan, 1987 I ærlige brudefolk (2003) Pilot whaling in the Faroe Islands (2009) Bót og biti (2015)