Faculty & Departments

IEAS consists of three departments: English, American Studies and ELTEAL (English Language Teacher Education and Applied Linguistics). Their respective sites can be accessed from this page. The Institute is lead by the Director of the Institute in cooperation with the Institute Council.

Full-time Faculty

EnS = English Studies; AmS = American studies; ELTEAL = English Language Teacher Education and Applied Linguistics; HuS = Hungarian studies

Annus Irén, PhD Associate Professor (AmS); Deputy Director of Institute American culture, arts, religions, minorities in the US email, Ph: 544-000/3213, website
Aradi Csenge, PhD Senior Assistant Professor (ELTEAL) cultural linguistics, conceptual metaphor theory and its applications in literary studies, applied cognitive linguistics in second language acquisition email, Ph: 544-261
Árvay Anett, PhD Senior Assistant Professor (HuS) Hungarian studies, sociopragmatics, cross-cultural communication email, Ph: 544-685
Bajnóczi Beatrix, MA Master Instructor (ELTEAL) language skills, testing & assessment, English for business & administration, ESP email, Ph: 544 261, website
Baranyi-Dupák Karina, MA Assistant Professor (ELTEAL) language teaching, second language acquisition, vocabulary acquisition email, Ph: 544-689
Barát Erzsébet, PhD Associate Professor (EnS) applied linguistics, gender studies, discourse analysis email, Ph: 544 256
Cora Zoltán, PhD Senior Assistant Prof. (EnS) Modern and contemporary British and European history and historiography, theories of history, classical, modern and postmodern aesthetics, British literature and arts (18th and 19th centuries) email, Ph: (36)-62-544-549
Cristian Réka Mónika, PhD, dr. habil. Associate Prof. (AmS), Chair of Department Theories of American Studies, American modernism, American drama and theater, film theory and the American film, gender and postcolonial studies in American film and literature email, Ph: 544 847, website
Csetényi Korinna, PhD Senior Assistant Professor (EnS) Gothic literature, horror literature and films, Romantic poetry email, Ph: 343-208
de Man, George, MA English Language Fellow (ELTEAL) Oral communication and pragmatics, corpus linguistics, intercultural communication email, Ph: 343-280
Doró Katalin, PhD, dr. habil Associate Prof. (ELTEAL) applied linguistics, language skills email, Ph: 546 792
Dragon Zoltán, MPhil, PhD, dr. habil. Senior Assistant Prof. (AmS) film theory, digital culture and theories, literature and cultural theory, visual culture, photography email, Ph: 62/34-3321, website
Dudits András, PhD Senior Assistant Prof. (EnS) translation and interpretation email
Farmasi Lilla, PhD Senior Assistant Professor (EnS) cognitive poetics, postclassical narratologies, interdisciplinarity, 20th century and contemporary prose email, Ph: 544-261
Fenyvesi Anna, PhD, dr. habil. Associate Professor (EnS), Director of Institute general linguistics, sociolinguistics, language contact email, Ph: 544-262, website
Forrester, Allan, MA Language Instructor (ELTEAL) Academic Writing, spoken communication, and use of English email, Ph: 544-689
Frankó Tamara Institute Senior Secretary email, Ph: 544 259
Galiere, Mehdi, PhD Assistant Professor (Eng) English; discourse analysis, applied linguistics, critical literacy email, Ph: 544-256
Haider, Paul, MA Language instructor (ELTEAL) Blended Learning / Use of Technology in Language Learning, Teaching Listening Skills, ESP, English for Specific Purposes including Business English, and ESOL email, Ph: 343-208
Hill, Jonnie, PhD Language instructor (ELTEAL) applied linguistics, teaching methodology, simulation and games in second language acquisition, distance learning email, Ph: 544-261
Huber Máté, MA Assistant Professor (ELTEAL) Sociolinguistics, linguistic pluricentricity, TEFL methodology email, Ph: 544 689
Kecskés Julianna Institute/ELTEAL secretary, Neptun Referent of the Institute email, Ph: 544-024
Kenesei István, DSc/PhD, dr. habil. Professor Emeritus (EnS) syntax, semantics, prosodic phonology, syntax-morphology interface email, Ph: 544 258, website
Kérchy Anna, PhD, DEA, dr. habil Associate Prof. (EnS) literary theory, gender studies, body studies, Victorian, 20th c. and contemporary literature, children’s literature, the fantastic email, Ph: 544000-3045
Kiss Attila, dr. habil., dr. univ., PhD Associate Professor (EnS), Head of Department early modern English drama and theatricality, drama and theater theory, postsemiotics, semiography email, Ph: 544 260
Kovács Ágnes Zsófia, PhD, dr. habil Associate Prof. (AmS) American literature, Realism and Modernism in literature, Multiculturalism, Popular culture, Theories of narrative, theories of the novel, Ethics of narrative email, Ph: 544 847, website
Kovács Margit, MA Junior Assistant Prof. (AmS) Hungarian Studies email, Ph: 544-685
Lesznyák Márta, PhD Senior Assistant Professor (ELTEAL), Head of Department translation competence, language teaching, intercultural competence email, Ph: 544-689
Peckham, Don, PhD Associate Professor (ELTEAL) applied linguistics, second language acquisition, language teaching email, Ph: 544 284
Perneki Marietta, MA Assistant Professor (ELTEAL) EFL/ESL and a use of technology in language teaching/learning email, Ph: 544-261
Péter Nóra, MA Language Instructor (HuS) email, Ph: 544 685
Péter Róbert, PhD, dr. habil Associate Prof. (EnS) 17th-18th c. British history, philosophy of the (counter-)Enlightenment, modern religious history, theories of culture and religion, freemasonry email, Ph: 544 549
Rausch-Molnár Luca, MA Assistant Prof. (ELTEAL) language teaching methodology email, Ph: 544-261
Sávai-Matuska Ágnes, PhD Associate Prof. (EnS) Early modern literature and culture, drama semiotics, translation and interpretation, intermediality email, Ph: 544 259
Székesi Dóra, PhD Senior Assistant Prof. (ELTEAL) ESL/EFL Ph: 343-217
Szőnyi György Endre, DSc/PhD, dr. habil. Professor Emeritus (EnS) 16-18c. British literature, Renaissance, English music and visual arts, occultism, literature email, Ph: 544 030, website
Tápainé Balla Ágnes, PhD Senior Assistant Prof. (ELTEAL) EFL methodology, applied linguistics email, Ph: 544 689
Tóth Andrea, PhD Senior Assistant Professor (EnS) cultural theories, discourse analysis, gender and social class, contemporary textile art email, Ph: 544-256
Tóth Zsófia Anna, PhD Senior Assistant Professor (AmS) American literature and culture, American cinema and visual culture, Gender and literature, Gender and film, Cultural studies, Literary theory, Gender studies email, Ph: 543-213, website
Vajda Zoltán, PhD, dr. habil. Associate Prof. (AmS) American studies, intellectual history, 19th-c. century American history, cultural studies email, Ph: 544 264
Williams, Thomas, PhD Senior Assistant Prof. (EnS) translation, applied linguistics, sociopragmatics email, Ph: 544 542, website
Zámbóné Kocic Larisa, PhD Senior Assistant Professor (EnS) Early Modern literature and religion, fandom and comic studies, gender studies, orality and literacy email, Ph: 544 256
Zsigri Gyula, PhD Associate Professor (EnS) phonology, phonetics, syntax, writing systems email, Ph: 343-208

Adjunct Faculty

Gombosné Haavisto Kirsi, MA email
Suszczynska Malgorzata, PhD email
Kocsik András email
Simon Péter email
Bakti Mária, PhD email

PhD Students

English and American Literatures and Cultures

1st year

Armin Stefanovic Esoteric tradition in the Harry Potter universe email
Aya Chelloul Literary representaions of gender roles in the MENA region email
Özlem Demirel The double in Victorian sensation novels email
Amira Rihab Saidi The cultural history of visualizing evil: American villain figures email
Lina Berraf Fluid gender roles in contemporary American cinema email
Tóth Zsolt Posthumanist re-readings of theories of subjectivity: monstrous bodytexts email
Osoliova Viktória Female gothic, corporeal narratology, feminist hauntology email
Szántó Bálint Transmedia Star Wars email

2nd year

Bagi Dániel Re-enchantment and Eco-criticism in Algernon Blackwood’s Weird Fiction email
Szabó Helga History of American Film Criticism after 1945 email
Gharaibeh Bassam Mohannad Representations of Islam in Early Modern English Drama email

3rd year

Mike Laura English Reformations and Cultural Trauma in Early Modern Revenge Tragedies email
Hogar Abdullah African American Masculinities in Ann Petry’s Novels email
Jelena Koshinaga Japanese Women’s Desire for English: Reconfiguration of Occidentalist Longings and Commodity Fetishism email
Kyotaka Sueyoshi Alternative Whitman: Walt Whitman’s Social Engineering email
Tőke Márton Modernity Found Wanting: Weimar Conservatives in the US email

4th year

Khanim Garayeva Esotericism in Peter Ackroyd’s and Dan Brown’s novels email
Amira Aloui Towards a Politics of the Tragedy of State: The Raison d’État in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Ben Johnson’s Sejanus email
Shreya Bera The Disaporic Sublime in Contemporary Indo-American Literature email
Szarvas Réka Reading Contemporary Women’s Crime Novels as Feminist Corporeagraphic Metafiction email
Rusvai Mónika Renegotiating Human-Plant relations through Fantastic Discourse in Robert Holdstock’s Mythago Novels email

Applied Linguistics

1st year

Kálmán Gabriella

2nd year

Burai Andrea
Luyu Chen
Püski Gyöngyi
Saoud, Maya
Tamás Tamara

3rd year

Baranyi-Dupák Karina
Hassan, Hasnaa
Kouraïchi, Bochra
Skadra Margit

4th year

Aradi Csenge
Mintzju, Winn
Sadouki, Fatiha


Asztalos-Zsembery Eszter
Huber Máté
Mehdizadkhani, Milad
Vásári Nikolett
Dely Zsolt
Garzón Duarte, Eliana
Korpas, Olivera