Timea Varga

Instructor

Office Location:

Trinity Residence Hall

Email: tvarga@lynn.edu

Phone: +1 561-237-7820

Fax: +1 561-237-7624

Professional Profile:

Tímea Varga serves as instructor in Lynn University’s core curriculum, the Dialogues. She
earned her M.S. in Communication Media Studies and Practice and an MBA in International Business at Lynn University, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in International Development at the University of Southern Mississippi. Varga’s research interests broadly include comparative politics and international relations, with her primary focus located at the intersection of political discourse and identities in conflict.

As a Hungarian native fluent in 6 languages, Varga joined Lynn’s staff in 2011 as Academic Web Coordinator and Adjunct Professor in the communication and emerging media program.
Since then, she has been actively involved in many of the university’s community partnership projects, including Project Nuremberg and Project Civitas—all of which encourage the community to advocate for cooperation, compromise, and consensus in a variety of issue areas ranging from humanitarian action to politics and public life. Prior to joining
the Lynn family, Varga worked with the Hungarian Ministry of Defense and NATO, and has held multiple leadership roles regionally and nationally. She is a former editorial assistant of
Women' Studies in Communication and presently serves as president of the Florida Communication Association. Varga is also a member of the National Communication Association and the International Studies Association and regularly presents at regional and national conferences.

Besides her academic interests, as a former member of the Hungarian Haladás VSE and Savaria TSE Dancesport Teams, Varga is a four-time Hungarian national champion, European Championship silver medalist, and World Championship finalist in Latin ballroom formation dancing. At Lynn, she has served as head coach of the university’s dance team and is a choreographer for the university’s annual Celebration of the Arts.

Education:

B.A., Lynn University
M.S., Lynn University
M.B.A., Lynn University

Teaching Philosophy:

Timea Varga believes that learning is an interactive process that takes place both inside and outside of the classroom. Given the dynamic and interdisciplinary nature of the Dialogues, she trusts that students learn best through an action-based approach that fosters critical thinking and the application of important theoretical frameworks in real-world scenarios.

Varga relies on Lynn's multicultural environment, as well as her international background and intercultural skills to expose her students to global issues, attitudes and trends that affect and will continue to transform their areas of study and prospective fields. In an era, where advanced technologies can act both as catalysts and barriers for personal and professional development, she encourages her students to continuously challenge her, themselves, and each other in order to become well rounded individuals in traditional and digital settings alike.

Teaching Specialties:

Comparative politics
International relations
Political communication
International communications

Awards and Honors:

  • Covington Who' Who in North American Education, 2012
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