Victor Taki (MA 2002, PhD 2008) has taught at the University of Alberta (2009 – 2010), Dalhousie University (2010 – 2011), the King’s University (2014 – 2019) and Concordia University of Edmonton (since 2016). Victor’s first book, Tsar and Sultan: Russian Encounters with the Ottoman Empire (based on his post-doctoral research at the University of Alberta in 2011 – 2013), was published by IB Tauris in 2016. His latest book, Russia on the Danube: Empire, Elites and the Politics of Reform in Moldavia and Wallachia, 1812 – 1834, is forthcoming at CEU Press.
“I associate CEU with the excitement of discovery of the vast continents of knowledge and the joy of exploring the depth of the European past. I am really grateful to my CEU professors for opening these vistas for me and to my fellow students for their company.”