Born and raised in Budapest, Hungary, Gyorgy "George" Toth has a PhD in American Studies from The University of Iowa. He previously completed MAs in American Studies at The University of Iowa and Eotvos Lorand University (Hungary).
Gyorgy's research interests are 20th century, especially post-1945, American history; Transatlantic cultural relations and social movements; US transnational relations; American Indian history and studies; US and European public history and memory.
He has published on American Indian history, memory and activism, including his book From Wounded Knee to Checkpoint Charlie: The Alliance for Sovereignty between American Indians and Central Europeans in the Late Cold War (SUNY Press, 2016).
His scholarly orientations are Performance Studies, Transnational American Studies / US History, American Indian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, and Cultural Memory Studies.