Visiting Scholar (2012-2013); Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Dr. László J. Kulcsár is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work at Kansas State University. His field of expertise is social demography, with a particular emphasis on migration, urbanization and regional development. He does research on population dynamics and social change in rural areas, focusing on aging and natural resource use. Dr. Kulcsár also studies the social and demographic transformation of post-socialist Eastern Europe from a historical perspective. He teaches courses on population dynamics, social gerontology, immigration and sociological methodology.
Dr Kulcsár holds a PhD from Cornell University in development sociology (2005), and has written his dissertation on the legacy and policy effects on spatial development in Hungary and Bulgaria. His masters degrees are in sociology (ELTE, 1998) and in public administration (CPA, 1995), both from Hungary.