Mr Luka Budak

Mr Luka Budak

Mr Luka Budak

Head of Croatian Studies

Luka Budak is a Senior Lecturer and a Director of the Croatian Studies Centre. He was born in Croatia and has lived and studied in Canada, the USA and Croatia before taking up his appointment at Macquarie University. He completed his Master of Arts at the University of Waterloo, Canada.

Luka’s research interests are focused on the sociolinguistic aspect of Croatian language, both in Croatia and in the Croatian diaspora, the history of Croatian standard idiom, Croatian migrations, Croatian culture and literature, and the history of Croatian settlement in Australia. He is also interested in the issues related to the identity of the post-World War II Croatian migrants and migrants in general. His other area of interest is Russian culture and literature, in particular that of the 19th and 20th century as well as comparative literature.

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