Research Affiliate

Balázs Venkovits is associate professor of American Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. He is the director of the Institute of English and American Studies, the Canadian Studies Center and the Center for International Migration Studies at the university. He earned his Ph.D. in 2014 and completed his habilitation in 2021. Among others, he is the recipient of OTKA (2022-26) and Jedlik (2013-14) grants, a JFK Research Fellowship (2013) and a Fulbright (2010- 2011). His academic interests include travel writing studies, migration studies, Hungarian immigration to North America, with a special emphasis on Hungarians in Canada in and after the 1920s. He has presented and published papers internationally in Hungary, Finland, the US, Canada, Mexico, Poland, the UK, and France.