Judit Ágnes Kádár has taught American and Canadian culture studies at the Department of American Studies of Eszterházy College in Eger, Hungary for twenty years, more recently with a focus on ethnic and multicultural studies. She published a textbook (Critical Perspectives on English-Canadian Literature, 1996). She has received some research grants (FEFA, FEP, FRP/CEACS, JFK, Fulbright) and hold a temporary lecturing position at GCSU (Georgia, USA, 2009), now teaches and does research at UNM (Albuquerque, USA, Fall 2012). As for her field of research, earlier she studied alternative histories and epistemological relativism in recent western Canadian fiction, while currently she is exploring the epistemological, psychological and sociological implications of the gone indigenous passage rites (Othering/indigenization) in Canadian and American literature and culture, and has published Going Indian: Cultural Appropriation in Recent North American Literature (2012, University of Valencia Press).In 2013, she has completed her habilitation at ELTE University of Budapest. Currently she is exploring mixed blood narratives and the problem of identity negotiation in the context of Southwestern literature and recent Nuevomexicano writing respectively. She is the director of the International Relations Center at Eszterházy College.