Marsha Siefert

Academic rank: 
Associate Professor
Position (magyar): 
egyetemi docens
Department of History
Nador u. 11
Phone number: 
+36 1 327-3000 x 2110
MA, PhD, Communication, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. (Nostrification), Literature, University of Szeged
MA, Folklore, Indiana University
BS with Distinction, Music and Literature, Indiana University
Academic/Professional Experience and Achievements: 

Selected Fellowships and Awards

St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, Academic Visitor, January-June 2014

Short-Term Grant, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, October 2013.

Research Fellow, Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, University of Regensburg,  25 June-30 July 2013; April, 2014 to present.

Grant Partner, “Visegrad Cinemas,” Visegrad Foundation, 2011.

Mellon Fellowship, Harry Ransom Center, 2008

Visiting Research Fellow, Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University, January–May 2007

Mobility Grants from CEU-SEP to lecture at the Department of History, the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy," Kyiv, September—October 2007, at the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of the History and Theory of Culture, and the Institute of Ethnography, University of Sofia  “Kliment Ohridsky,” May 2001; at the Department of Foreign Languages, Buryat State University, Ulan-Ude, and the Moscow State University Sociology Department, Moscow, April 2001; and at the Journalism Department at West University in Timisoara and Mass Communication Department at the University of Bucharest, Romania, January 1997

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, 2000

Senior Associate Member, St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, Hilary term, 2000

Bridgebuilder's Award, Muhlenberg College, for excellence in teaching students with learning disabilities, 1995

Association of American Publishers Award for the "Most Outstanding Single Issue" of a Journal, “Mass Culture and Perestroika in the Soviet Union," 1991

Selected Professional Activities

Co-Editor, Historical Studies in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, CEU Press

Co-Editor, Longman Communication Books in International communication, Longman Publishers, (23 volumes published);

Co-Editor, Communications and Society Book Series, Oxford University Press, (15 volumes published)

Editorial Boards: Popular Music and Society; New Media and Society; International Communication Gazette; Handbook of New Media, Interstitio: East European Review of Historical Anthropology; Media and Religion (Moscow)

Editor, Journal of Communication, 1985-1991, Oxford University Press, Circulation: 7,500


Department of History
Academic/research topics: 
Cold War culture
Cultural history
History of communications
film and music
Oral History and Biography