Zsuzsanna Magdo

Zsuzsánna Magdó
Associate Director


Dr. Zsuzsánna Magdó is Associate Director at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies where she manages regional studies programs to support interdisciplinary scholarship and public education on the world regions of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Eurasia. A native of Transylvania, she received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Magdó has published articles in journals and edited collections, most recently “Ferenc Balázs, Transylvanism, and Global Utopia, 1923-1937” in Europe Now, Issue 33: A Special Feature on European Art, Politics, and Culture ed. by Randall Halle (April 2020) and “Romanian Spirituality in Ceaușescu’s Golden Epoch: Social Scientists Reconsider Atheism, Religion, and Ritual Culture,” in Paul Betts and Stephen A. Smith, eds., Science, Religion, and Communism in Cold War Europe (London: Palgrave, April 2016).