Michael Laurence Miller

Title/Position: Associate Professor in the Nationalism Studies Program 

Number of years at CEU: 14

Home city/town & country: Poughkeepsie, New York

What’s your favorite Hungarian food?

makos guba

Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?

Mies van der Rohe

What’s your favorite language, whether you speak it or not?


What's your hidden skill or talent?

I make the best brisket this side of Texas.

What’s your favorite quote or idiom?

"You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows."

What do you like to do best on Sundays?

Sit in a cafe or stew in the baths

Which is your favorite building, park, museum, or public spot in Budapest?

Muteremház (Kelenhegyi ut)

What’s your guilty pleasure?

Sea-salt dark chocolate

What is your favorite or most visited website or blog?


Name one adventure you’d like to have:

Zero gravity, "floating in a most peculiar way"