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Zsuzsanna Vidra

Research Affiliate

Zsuzsanna Vidra is a research affiliate at the Democracy Institute, Central European University and a senior lecturer at Eötvös Lóránd University (ELTE), Intercultural Psychology and Education. She holds a PhD in sociology from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (France), an MA in Sociology from ELTE and an MA in Nationalism Studies from CEU. Her main areas of research are poverty, ethnicity, migration, education, racism, political extremism, and media and minorities. She has published several articles on Roma and non-Roma interethnic relations, educational inequalities, labour market and social policy issues. She edited a volume on Roma migration to Canada, and another volume on the far-right and Roma self-mobilization and she co-authored a book on ethnic relations, migration, labour market conditions and informal economy in marginal rural communities. Her recent work focused on child trafficking and  mainstreaming extreme-right discourses, limits of tolerance, as well as Islamophobia in Hungary.