Katherine Kondor

Katherine Kondor is a scholar of right-wing extremism and street-level nationalist organizations, with a focus on Europe and Hungary. She was educated in Canada, Hungary, the United States, and the United Kingdom, and is a fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right. She has taught and researched in the fields of anthropology and criminology, with publications including public policy recommendations on violent extremism in Hungary.

Amidst the Pandemic, Central and Eastern Europe Witnesses an Erosion of Democracy

December 10, 2020

Nearly a year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on people’s lives, countries’ economies and health care around the world are becoming clearer. In some Central and Eastern European countries, however, this pandemic has had repercussions in another crucial area: democracy. This begs the question of whether...

Jobbik: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

April 03, 2018

Ahead of Hungary’s national election on April 8, the far-right Jobbik party has drastically changed its image. Jobbik (Movement for a Better Hungary), where jobbik is a play on words in Hungarian, meaning both “better” and “more to the right,” first arrived on the Hungarian political scene in 2003. In...