Luca Váradi

Assistant Professor

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Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51

Luca Váradi is a former Marie Sklodowska-Curie research fellow and Assistant Professor in the Nationalism Studies Program at Central European University in Vienna. Her research focuses on ethnic prejudices and especially on the formation of prejudice in adolescence as well as prejudice reduction and anti-discrimination.

Luca Váradi obtained her PhD in sociology at the Humboldt University in Berlin and afterwards served as a research fellow at the University of Hamburg. Her book, mapping Hungarian teenagers’ attitudes towards the Roma minority, ‘Youths Trapped in Prejudice’ was published at Springer. In Germany, she participated in the Interdisciplinary Institute for Conflict and Violence Research’s study on Group-Focused Enmity in Europe. Besides researching the formation of prejudice, she is working on projects measuring ethnic discrimination and on the development and testing of interventions aiming at reducing it.

Luca Váradi teaches courses at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program and at the Hungarian Széchenyi István Talents’ College and also works together with teachers, NGO-s, private companies and public institutions to help utilise research results to reduce prejudice and discrimination.

Until 1 September 2024 she is on research leave.
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