Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX)
Specialist Research Areas: Street Movements, Recruitment, Radicalisation, Pathways, Hungary
Katherine Kondor is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA-IF) Fellow at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo. The European Commission-funded MSCA (Horizon 2020) project 'Socially Distanced Solidarity: Far-Right Recruitment and Enrolment During the COVID-19 Pandemic' (SODIS) examines the effects of the pandemic (and pandemic measures) on recruitment and enrolment to far-right organisations in Hungary, Sweden, Spain, and the United States.
Katherine’s research is focused on far-right social movements and collective action, with particular interest in methods of radicalisation, pathways to activism, and recruitment. With a background in Anthropology, Katherine holds a PhD in Criminology from the University of Huddersfield (UK). For her PhD, Katherine conducted a mixed-methods comparative analysis of far-right organisations in Hungary and the UK, including interviews with far-right organisation members in Hungary.
Katherine is currently a Visiting Fellow in Media and Illiberalism at Loughborough University (UK) where she worked as a Research Associate on the ESRC-funded project 'Illiberal Turn'. She is also Book Reviews Editor for the journal Extremism.
Specialist research areas:
Radicalism, pathways to radicalism, the Hungarian radical right, critical theories of race and racism, teaching prejudice and discrimination, hate studies, hate crime, radicalisation online, collective action and social movement analysis, the Holocaust in Hungary.
Available for consultation in the following areas:
Consultancy on responses to radical right extremism; policy formation/reports; anti-prejudice/discrimination educational initiatives; government consultancy; opinion essays and editorials.
Latest posts authored by Dr Katherine Kondor
- Hungary’s Extreme-Right Party And Its Fight Against COVID-19 Measures April 26, 2021
- Amidst the Pandemic, Central and Eastern Europe Witnesses an Erosion of Democracy January 11, 2021
- Conversations with Members of the Hungarian Radical Right October 8, 2020
- Grieving Greater Hungary: Trianon, Orbán, and the Hungarian radical right September 22, 2020
- Hungary’s Population Crisis: More Babies and Less Migrants June 13, 2018
- Hungary’s Fidesz secure another term with two-thirds majority April 27, 2018
- Jobbik: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? April 4, 2018