Csanád Siklós

Position title: Associate Director

Email: siklos@wisc.edu

Csanád Siklós is Associate Director of the Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) National Resource Center at UW-Madison. His previous role was as IRIS Assistant Director for Students and Curriculum, a position in which he worked closely with MEDLI curricular and student services. Prior to that he held the position of Assistant Director at UW-Madison’s European Studies NRC. He has considerable experience in the field of language learning, having previously been Lecturer in Norwegian at UW-Madison, and a private consultant, editor, and translator for the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Magyar Tudományos Akadémia), Rosetta Stone and University Language Services. He has a doctorate in Scandinavian Studies from the University of Washington (2002). He received his BA in German and Scandinavian Studies (Joint Honours) from University College London. Csanád speaks native Hungarian, fluent Norwegian, and German.

Educational Background: 
Ph.D., Scandinavian Languages and Literature, U of Washington (2002)
Dissertation: “The Rhetoric of Resistance: Par Lagerkvist’s Literary Response to European Totalitarianism (1933-1944)”
M.A., Scandinavian Languages and Literature, U of Washington (1990)
B.A., (Joint Honors) German and Scandinavian Studies, University College, London (1988)
Geographical areas of expertise/interest: Central Europe, Scandinavia, UK, EU
Languages Spoken: Hungarian, English, Norwegian, with intermediate knowledge of German, and reading knowledge of Swedish and French