Ferenc Erős social psychologist is a renown scholar of prejudice, discrimination and traumatized identities, also famous for his research on the reception and history of psychoanalysis in Hungary. Erős taught at several universities, including ELTE, Wesley and the University of Pécs. He held various leading positions at the Research Institue of Psychology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Department of Psychology of József Attila University in Szeged and the Doctoral School of Psychology at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Pécs.
The in-depth interviews of the research on Jewis identity Erős conducted with sociologist András Kovács in the early 1980s are kept in the Voices of the 20th Century Archive. Anna Lujza Szász made an interview with Ferenc Erős in 2012 for our professional history collection (available in Hungarian).