Faculty

Robert Austin

Office Location

MK 128N

Phone Number

416-946-8942

Email Address

robert.austin@utoronto.ca

Education

  • MESc, Carleton University
  • M.A., University of Toronto
  • Ph.D., University of Toronto

Robert Austin

Associate Professor
Project Coordinator, Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Biography

Austin is a specialist on 19th and 20th Century Southeastern Europe with emphasis on Albania and Kosovo. He was a Tirana-based correspondent and analyst of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; a Slovak-based correspondent with The Economist Group of Publications; and a news writer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto. He has published widely in scholarly journals and leading newspapers. He joined the University of Toronto in 1997 and is Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator at the Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs. In addition, Austin coordinate the Hellenic Studies Program and the Hungarian Studies Program.

Research Interests

  • 19th and 20th Century Southeastern Europe with Emphasis on Albania and Kosovo

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