Dr. Zsuzsanna Vidra is a sociologist, holding a PhD in Sociology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. Her main areas of research include the construction of ethnic identities, focusing on Roma in communist and in post-communist times. She has also conducted projects on labour market strategies of Roma communities as well as on the issue of poverty and ethnicity. She has participated in projects on educational inequalities and done research on the construction of “otherness” and the media both in national and international contexts.
•(with B. Kriza) A töbsé fogsááan - kisebbséek méiareprezentáióa (Entrapped by the majority –the media representation of minorities), in M. Feischmidt (ed.) Etnicitás. Különbségteremtô társadalom. (Gondolat–TA KisebbsékutatóIntéet, 2010) 391-405.
•‘“The Unhidden Jew”. Jewish Narratives in Romany Life-Stories’, in M. Stewart and M. Röid (eds), Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Romany Studies, (Central European University Press, 2010) 196-208.